Despite some very strong performances from Black actors in 2022 Black actors have not made the cut. , especially in the lead actress category with Viola Davis some thought “The Woman King,” having collected nominations in all the major awards.
Danielle Deadwyler’s role in “Till” was one of the most talked-about breakthroughs of the year. But neither actor landed Oscar nominations. There were no Black performers nominated in the lead actor category in either male or female?
Angela Bassett, who recently won the Golden Globe for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” was nominated for Actress in a Supporting Role.
Black Panther also failed to make Best Picture category.