The Academy Awards are airing this weekend, and with them will come the inevitable griping from film fans of color about the dearth of African-American nominees and black-themed films. Even though the stars of The Help are front-runners for Oscar, many feel that there are more compelling true stories that would make ideal big-screen adaptations. Why has there never been a big-screen version of Harriet Tubman’s story? Wouldn’t a film about Marcus Garvey or Paul Robeson be endlessly entertaining and informative? Check out the slideshow below of black biopics we’d love to see.