“Moving pictures have become one of the greatest revitalizing forces in race adjustment.” – Oscar Micheaux

Still striving for truly equal opportunities in the film industry, Black actors and creatives have long struggled against the systemic racism of Hollywood, an industry whose sheer foundations are rotten with prejudice. Having struggled to gain a significant voice in the industry through the course of the 20th century, it is only due to the likes of pioneers such as Oscar Micheaux, William Greaves, Melvin van Peebles, Kathleen Collins and Spike Lee that Black voices have gained such a platform in modern cinema. 

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