It is Oscar time again. This time there are no major nominations for black actors, actresses or movie makers. Mo'Nique won for her role in the movie Precious at the 2010 Academy Awards' show. That was then and this is now.
The Best And Worst Black Movies Of 2010" by ReBecca Theodore-Vachon December 20, 2010 and published in The Urban Daily indicate the pickings were thin. So the question might be when will a black performer get a meaty enough role to warrant walking onto the stage to receive a golden statue.
What happened to films like Malcolm X? Precious was a good film and it was financed with funds from a couple new to the movies business. Many of the films that black actors are featured in tend to be safe money makers with comedies and Tyler Perry films ruling the day.