made again? Who knows? I do know, though, that I’m going to feel pretty embarrassed in 20 years when my kid looks at the movies stored in my hologram player** and asks “Dad, how come you don’t have any Black movies made after 1997? Did they stop making them after Obama was president or something?”***
*I realize there are numerous indie Black films that definitely fill that quality void, but today I’m more concerned with major motion pictures.
**It’s not a leap to assume that in 20 years, movie hologram technology will exist in all homes. It’s actually more of a leap to assume I’ll actually have a kid by then
***My (hypothetical) kid obviously won’t be very good with remembering historical dates.
Damon Young is the co-founder of the award-winning site Very Smart Brothas and co-author of Your Degrees Won't Keep You Warm At Night: The Very Smart Brothas Guide To Dating, Mating, and Fighting Crime." Follow him on Twitter: @verysmartbros