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Are The Oscars Finally Not “So White”?


February 27, 2017 

Last night’s Academy Awards were notable for more than just Warren Beatty’s colossal blunder of awarding the Best Picture prize to La La Land instead of Moonlight. It was the first Oscar broadcast since last year’s controversial one in which many minority artists decided to boycott because of the lack of diversity. You will recall….

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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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