The Grammy Awards, and pretty much any other “mainstream” (read white dominated) music awards show, tends to give black artists ghettoized accolades--“urban” “R&B” and “hip-hop” awards but never the “pop” awards – “Video of the Year” “Song of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” etc.
Announcements broke from normal tradition as the names were announced via live feed broadcasted on the morning news shows such as "Good Morning America." Announcers of color included Gabby Sidibe, Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.
10. Celebrity breakups Nick Young and Iggy Azalea. T.I. and Tiny. Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs. Peter Thomas and Cynthia Bailey. Kenya Moore and Matt Jordan. Keshia Knight-Pulliam and Ed Hartwell. 2016 was a rough year for a lot of things and celebrity marriages were one of those things. All of the couples listed flamed […]
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 […]
The "Scandal" star sat down with "Master of None's" Aziz Ansari and spoke that good truth about inclusion in Hollywood and beyond.
Plus, "Star Wars" director JJ Abrams to start new diversity hiring practices at his production company and SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas finally breaks his 10-year silence.
If the pen is mightier than the sword then the tongue is mightier than a hashtag. I’m talking about Chris Rock’s mouth and the…
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As host of the 88th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, actor Chris Rock tackled diversity in Hollywood, delivering a stinging monologue.
The 2016 Oscars are underway, and host Chris Rock addressed the elephant in the room: is Hollywood racist? Chris Rock nails opening monologue and Hollywood’s “sorority” racism. Rock pulled no punches keeping it honest as he walked onto the stage to Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power.” Right out of the gate, he exclaimed: “If they nominated hosts, I […]
Chris Rock is posting cryptic tweets referencing his plans to acknowledge the #OscarsSoWhite controversy as the host of the Academy Awards.