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 […]
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The Oscars are less-than 24 hours away and outshining any buzz surrounding who will win what is the important conversation on the long-running lack of…
Chris Rock is posting cryptic tweets referencing his plans to acknowledge the #OscarsSoWhite controversy as the host of the Academy Awards.
Trevor Noah, comedian and host of “The Daily Show,” chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about the global black experience, how he’s making “The Daily Show” his own,…
This year's #OscarsSoWhite controversy has sparked a lot of conversation about actors and actresses (past and present) who should have received acknowledgement from the prestigious award show.
With so much attention being paid to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and the Academy Awards, Roland Martin and NewsOne Now shifted the focus of the conversation from acting nominations to a broader look at the entire movie industry. On Friday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Martin sat down with director/producer Bill Duke, who understands not just what happens […]
In a recent interview with The Real, Janet Hubert expressed her admiration for Jada Pinkett Smith's artistry: "I respect Jada highly. I respect her skill, I respect her as an artist, I respect her as an actress, very much."
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.
Will Smith has revealed that he’s pleased with how “quickly” and “aggressively” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy.…