Monday, October 15, 2018

Tag: #OscarsSoWhite

Academy Voter Reveals Being ‘Lectured About Racism’...

Director Jordan Peele's "Get Out" was a smash hit at the box office last year, but an Oscar's voter said talks of the film's...

#OscarsSoWhite Creator Launches New Job Platform to...

After April Reign launched the #OscarsSoWhite initiative to highlight the lack of diversity across the Academy Award's nominees in 2015, the conversation about including...

Jay-Z Replaces Diddy as the Richest Hip-Hop...

Jay-Z Passes Diddy As the Highest Paid Rapper: Rapper Jay-Z has surpassed Diddy as the highest paid hip-hop rapper in the industry according to Forbes....

Lee Daniels On #OscarsSoWhite: ‘Let Your Legacy...

Director Lee Daniels has had enough of actors who continue to speak out about #OscarsSoWhite, the hashtag that first emerged ahead of the 2015...

Films Lacking Diversity To Be Disqualified From...

In a revolutionary move, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts will overhaul two of its categories to encourage more diversity in casting and...

Will Smith Is Over Oscar Buzz, Reflects...

Will Smith, who stars in the upcoming film "Collateral Beauty," said he's over the Oscar buzz. His thoughts coincide with his decision not to attend...

Samuel L. Jackson: ‘Muslim Americans Are the...

At a recent discussion at the Dubai International Film Festival, Samuel L. Jackson made some surprising remarks about race relations in America. The actor, who...

Black Film Critics Group Says #OscarsSoWhite Will...

The next Oscars ceremony will be a Black affair, according to a Black film critics organization. After two years of #OscarsSoWhite, The African-American Film Critics...

Djimon Hounsou Explains Why Black Superheros Matter:...

When it comes to roles for Black actors, Djimon Hounsou believes the new superhero gigs are long overdue. While speaking to The Guardian about The Legend...

Ryan Coogler Reportedly Turned Down Invite to...

Ryan Coogler reportedly does not want to help the Academy increase Black membership. The "Creed" director was among hundreds of new invitees to judge...

Wiz Khalifa Has a Simple Solution for...

Wiz Khalifa has a candid solution for dealing with racism in Hollywood – stop caring. In a new interview, the rapper feels Black people...

Sanaa Lathan Disses Latest Crop of ‘Plastic’...

Sanaa Lathan has a bone to pick with new social media stars. The star of Fox's upcoming police drama "Shots Fired" questioned the lack of...

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Donate $30,000...

Over the last few months, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith have used their considerable star power to illuminate Hollywood’s diversity problem.  Their actions...

Chris Rock Chose Stacey Dash for Awkward...

Music: http://www.bensound.com Stacey Dash, Right Wing Fox News Contributor and Actress humorously named Oscars' new director of its "Minority Outreach Program" Not Real… but Why Her?

Chris Rock Hits Hard as Oscars Host,...

Hosting the Academy Awards is often called the most thankless job in entertainment.  The host, often a comedian, has the unwinnable and unrewarding job...

Stacey Dash Fails Miserably in Attempt to...

Fox news commentator and actress Stacey Dash came under fire weeks ago for comments regarding the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. She said Black people should decide...

Don Cheadle on Realities of Hollywood: Miles...

Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle told reporters at the Berlin International Film Festival that he needed a white co-star for his passion project on Miles...

Prominent Producer Challenges Black Hollywood to Pool...

Until the Oscar’s are handed out, the question of diversity in Hollywood will hover heavily like an unyielding specter.  It will be on the...

Twitter Drags Meryl Streep for Her Ill-Advised...

Acclaimed Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep adds fuel to the #OscarsSoWhite diversity controversy, stating that "We're all Africans, really" while serving as the jury president...