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Halle Berry Disillusioned: Oscar Win “Meant Nothing” for Diversity in Hollywood

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A post shared by Halle Berry (@halleberry) on Jun 22, 2017 at 6:07pm PDT A decade and a half after Halle Berry won an Oscar for her performance in the movie “Monster Ball” and gave a powerful acceptance speech which declared doors were officially opened...

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ‘Blackens’ Up It’s Invitees List

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, made a promise last year to diversify its membership list, and it looks as those she’s keeping her word. Isaacs recently released the list of the invitees for the upcoming years’ membership and...

What the Oscars Could Learn From The Tony Awards

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Last award season, everyone was focused on how the Oscars were so white. From people boycotting the show, to the neverending hashtag fame some people derived from it, it proved that the Oscars could learn a thing or two about diversity and inclusion. And the...

Non-Black People of Color Think Chris Rock Should Have Spoken Up For All Minorities, Black Twitter Goes In Accordingly With #NotYourMule

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When Asian Actress Ming Na Wen tweeted that Chris Rock should have brought up other minorities who have “worse odds’ at the Oscars, including Asians and Latinos, Black Twitter responded with a vast array of reasons (appropriately hashtagged #NotYourMule) why the two time Oscar hosts...

Open Thread: What Did You Think of Chris Rock’s Oscar Monologue?

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Chris Rock stepped on a lot of pink toes last night during his opening monologue for the Oscars. But then again, when you’re being paid by an organization that hasn’t really gave a damn about diversity, who’s really winning here? Rock didn’t hold back when...

Bette Midler Just Ethered the Oscars In This One Tweet

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Listen Linda, Bette Midler is closing out Black History Month by taking a well-placed shot at the Academy for the lack of nominations for actors of color at this year’s Oscars. While Hollywood gears up for its most important day of the year, Midler ethered the whole...