Academy Awards Fail to Deliver Diversity

Academy Awards Fail to Deliver Diversity

The Academy Awards were under the scrutiny of the media ever since the nominations were made public on Jan. 14, 2016. However, the general populace and certain segments of social media have long since cast a critical eye and scathing tongue upon what has been called “the movie industry’s biggest night.” The official Oscars/Academy Awards website has […]

Hollywood, Oscar Issues More Than Black and White

Hollywood, Oscar Issues More Than Black and White

The film industry has never been a microcosm of American society, but more than ever before its failings at representing society are drawing ire. The big issues bandied about this past year touched on sexism in hiring, pay inequality and now the pale complexions of this year’s acting nominees for Oscars. But those proposing to […]

Chris Rock to Boycott the Oscars Based on Aunt Viv and Jada Feud? [Video]

Chris Rock to Boycott the Oscars Based on Aunt Viv and Jada Feud? [Video]

Many within the community known as “Black Hollywood” are waiting to see if Chris Rock will join the number of African-American actors who have chosen to skip the Oscar Awards ceremony this year. Jada Pinkett-Smith recently challenged other black actors to boycott the ceremony because of the lack of diversity. This viral tantrum caught the […]

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