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Tag: Chris Rock

The Oscar Diversity Issue Isn’t Just A Black Problem


February 29, 2016 

On last night’s Oscar telecast, host Chris Rock poked fun at the controversy over there being no Black actor nominees and very little recognition of non-Whites in other categories as well. The massive #Oscarssowhite campaign on social media led to celebrities like Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith and Spike Lee boycotting the Oscars. But Rock seemed….

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Chris Rock On Hollywood’s Racism Towards Latinos


December 08, 2014 

Comedian Chris Rock has never been one to back away from controversy. He’s spoken many times about the continuing problem of racism in America, usually with regard to African-Americans. But in an essay for The Hollywood Reporter he tackles what he calls the “Mexican slave state” that exists in Hollywood. He speaks at length about….

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