Who Were the Hollywood 10? And Why Were They Blacklisted? Historian Yohuru Williams discusses the Hollywood 10, a group of film directors, screenwriters, and producers blacklisted for Communist affiliations in 1947.November 18, 2016 by the Editors Leave a Comment shares Pay attention, we might see something like this again. The role of men is changing in the 21st century. Want to keep up? Get the best stories from The Good Men Project delivered straight to your inbox, here.