Tag : #OscarsSoWhite
title : Lupita Nyong'O Disappointed With the Academy, Joins #OscarsSoWhite Movement
summary : Lupita Nyong'O just joined the #OscarsSoWhite rally. With this year's all-white nominations, many artists, regardless of their race and background, feel slighted and disappointed.
date : Jan 22, 2016 02:22 PM EST
title : Al Sharpton: Reverend Blasts Film Industry For Lack of Racial Diversity in Oscar Nominations
summary : Because no minorities were nominated in the acting categories of the 88th Academy Awards this week, Rev. Al Sharpton took to the air waves Thursday to claim the situation shows the industry's "fraudulent image of progressive and liberal politics and policies." He announced he is convening a Hollywood Summit in February to highlight those studios and others in the film industry who aren't "living up to their obligations."
date : Jan 15, 2016 11:37 AM EST