Building on the Black Hollywood lesson, Black filmmakers helped many Black stars get their first start in film. Eddie Murphy’s Coming To America was big with many Black stars in the film, but it was directed by a White man. Things changed when Spike Lee, John Singleton, and other Black directors took control. Pick a topic below and share 1-2 paragraphs about it (use citations if using sources):
1. Think of movies like Get Out and Black Panther, why did those movies make a difference in Hollywood in viewership in the last 4 years? (They won in some movie categories at the Oscar Awards).