“They ain’t letting the black people tell the stories. (Studio executives say), ‘We’re going to take your stories but, you know what? You’re going to go starve over here and we’re not going to let you get a job.’ The so-called liberals that are in Hollywood now are not as good as their parents or ancestors. They feel that they’re not racist. They grew up with hip-hop, so (they) can’t be racist: ‘I like Jay Z, but that don’t mean I got to give you a job’.” Moviemaker John Singleton insists Hollywood is still a tough place for black directors.