Oscars

https://twitter.com/QueenicTrending/status/836619408852201472 Gary From Chicago hasn’t even been famous for two whole days and already some major skeletons are coming out of his closet. ABC 7 reports that the tourist who stole the show at this year’s Academy Awards was released from prison just three days before holding Mahershala Ali‘s newly won Oscar. Gary, whose full name […]

Another day, another erroneous Donald Trump comment. On Monday, the President of the United States stopped by Fox News for an episode of Fox & Friends and fired back at the criticism directed at him during Academy Awards. He said, “Look, it just seems like the other side, whenever they’re losing badly, they always pull out the […]

The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

This edition of GRIFF's prayer is for everyone who caught an L this weekend.

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi won his second Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film this past Sunday. To accept the award for his film, The Salesmen, Farhadi had an Iranian-American astronaut, Anousheh Ansari, give his speech while he boycotted the awards show. In the speech, Ansari reads, “My absence is out of respect for the people of my […]

These couples are so hot together, they set the red carpet on fire at the Academy Awards!

The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland, the state’s second-highest court, has ordered another trial and restored charges against a man from Northwest Baltimore who was acquitted in the murder of North Carolina native Phylicia Barnes. The court says Circuit Judge John Addison Howard committed a mistake in January 2015 when he acquitted Michael Johnson of […]

The girl scout troop that raised over $65,000 in cookie sales at the Oscars are still waiting for the money. The Academy and Girl Scouts of America are reportedly in the dark.

Oprah Winfrey was just as disappointed as everyone else who noticed she was mistaken for Whoopi Goldberg at the 88th Academy Awards. Blog Total Beauty made the cringe-worthy flub during red carpet arrivals Sunday evening. The site, which rarely focuses on products for people of color, posted a photo of Goldberg to their Twitter account with […]

One of the things we could take away from those who boycotted buses and lunch counters during the civil rights struggles of the fifties and sixties is not to give credit where credit wasn’t due. Not one black actor was nominated during the 88th Academy Awards. When Blacks couldn’t sit where they wanted on the […]

About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.