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Don Cheadle plays Miles Davis in the movie Miles Ahead. Cheadle's portrayal is being hailed as capturing the "badass" swagger that made Davis a hero to generations of black men. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Don Cheadle's Miles Davis: The Latest 'Badass' Black Man On Screen

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Idris Elba arrives at the Governors Awards at the Dolby Ballroom on Nov. 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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In a new public health campaign, British actor Idris Elba plays a soccer coach whose team is squaring off against Ebola. Courtesy of Africa United hide caption

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Idris Elba Plays A Soccer Coach Out To Crush Ebola In New Ad Campaign

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