Originally posted on Black America Web:
While it’s great to see Black actors and filmmakers being acknowledged with Academy Awards and other accolades (congratulations to Lupita Nyong’o and “12 Years A Slave” for their big wins), Headkrack wants to know if there will ever be a time when “non-slavey,” modern and positive depictions of African Americans will be recognized by Hollywood.
Should we take recognition when we can get it, or is it about time that some of our contemporary and uplifting stories get celebrated by the filmmaking community?
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