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Michael Harriot Michael Harriot Jan 14, 2020. 20 comments

How to Win an Oscar If You’re Black

How to Win an Oscar If You’re Black

The #OscarsSoWhite, they called the police on the BET Awards.

The #OscarsSoWhite, Pete Buttigieg was almost nominated for an award.

The #OscarsSoWhite, Cuba Gooding Jr. tried to marry his statue.

On Monday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards and, as usual, they’re rooting for everybody white. Although the Oscar committee has touted...

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Tonja Renée Stidhum Tonja Renée Stidhum Dec 20, 2019. 11 comments

10 Years an #OscarsSoWhite: Only 5 Actresses of Color Were Nominated for Lead Actress in the Entire Decade

10 Years an #OscarsSoWhite: Only 5 Actresses of Color Were Nominated for Lead Actress in the Entire Decade

The stench of stagnant progression is in the air as we look back at the history of Oscar nominations in the 2010s.

The Hollywood Reporter recently highlighted every Oscar-winning actress (in both lead and supporting categories) in the 2010s and in doing so, found one glaring bit of news: only five actresses of color were recognized by the Academy in the lead actress category in the past...

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Tonja Renée Stidhum Tonja Renée Stidhum Jun 25, 2019. 8 comments

Building His Own: Tyler Perry Is Partnering With BET to Launch Streaming Service This Fall

Building His Own: Tyler Perry Is Partnering With BET to Launch Streaming Service This Fall

Tyler Perry is building his empire and his next venture is coming with a little help from his friends at BET.

During his Ultimate Icon Award acceptance speech at the 2019 BET Awards on Sunday, Perry acknowledged the #OscarsSoWhite fight but pointed out how he chose to focus on self-sufficiency instead. In fact, the mention caused a bit of a stir on Black Twitter, sparking conversations around...

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Monique Judge Monique Judge Aug 18, 2017. 24 comments

#NoConfederate: Let HBO Know Their Tone-Deaf Show Has Got To Go

#NoConfederate: Let HBO Know Their Tone-Deaf Show Has Got To Go

By now you have heard about Confederate, the ill-advised, wildly-panned before it has even aired, and heavily-denounced HBO show that is the brainchild of Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. It is an alternate reality where slavery was never outlawed and still continues in the modern era.

HBO, Game of Thrones Creators Come Up With a Series That’s a White Nationalist’s Wet...

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