Predictions for next year’s awards have already been mooted, said Davis, “and very few African American names are in there”.
August Wilson had helped prove to her and the world, said Davis, that “our lives mattered as African Americans.
Davis cautioned that prospects for her daughter, Genesis, who is five, might be worse than for her own generation.
“I believe what still is a deficiency is that we have one year a plethora of African American movies and then the next year nothing.”
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