Depreciating Black Dramas for ‘Black Joy’

Films about police brutality are few in number, but Black online spaces would have you believe they dominate Black cinema

Mont (Jonathan Majors) and Jimmie (Jimmie Fails) in Joe Talbot’s “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” | © 2019 A24

The 1990s is considered the “Golden Age of Black Film and Television”, and not without good reason. For the better part of ten years, Black (and white) directors and screenwriters created…