WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership. At a private reception Monday for the latest academy inductees, actors Chadwick Boseman and Rita Wilson were among the new members who said they joined the organization to advance the diversity discussion in the […]
The Academy has learned its lesson, so the film organization is doing something about its glaring diversity problem. About 46 percent of new members of its voting body are people of colors, but that still might not be enough to make a huge difference just yet. Society as a whole made the good people behind […]
The "Scandal" star sat down with "Master of None's" Aziz Ansari and spoke that good truth about inclusion in Hollywood and beyond.
Amid the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and mounting dialogue around diverse representation, the impact of Black Americans, particularly Black women, in entertainment and film is suddenly up for debate. We're here to remind the world.
Straight Outta Compton’s Oscars snub was one of the factors that brought attention to the Academy Awards’ lack of diversity and stirred up a lot of controversy; but after word spread that the film’s cast members were not invited to this year’s ceremony, it added fuel to the #OscarsSoWhite fire.
#BlackTwitterMovieAwards was created following all 20 Oscar award nominations being given to white actors.
Common and John Legend captured Oscar gold on Sunday with their win for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the title track to the movie “Selma”.…