#OscarsSoWhite

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minorities now have a database to find work in hollywood

In the words of Tiffany Haddish, no more white people with clipboards.
André-Naquian Wheeler
3.13.18
diversity

why it’s so important that award shows get it right

Top awards shows have a history of ignoring achievements of artists of colour. Moonlight’s Best Picture win at the Oscars highlights how important it is that they get it right...
Lynette Nylander
2.27.17
News

snoop dogg calls out a culture of presenting black oppression but not success

Frustrated with the rehashing of horrific slave histories, Snoop wants us to celebrate the successes of black culture today.
Charlotte Gush
5.31.16
News

bafta is shaking up its member voting privileges too

After #OscarsSoWhite and the Academy’s review of membership, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts LA chapter is rethinking its own roll.
Matthew Whitehouse
4.29.16
Film

our fantasy oscar winners (no straight white men included)

As this year’s Oscars ignores the strong racial, sexual and gender diversity at the cinema, we decided to pick our own winners.
Colin Crummy
2.26.16
News

​meryl streep speaks out about hollywood’s diversity problem in berlin

The solution? Make boardrooms less white and male.
Matthew Whitehouse
2.15.16
News

​in wake of #oscarssowhite halle berry speaks out as only woman of colour to win best actress

At the 2016 MAKERS Conference, Halle Berry reflected on her 2002 win and thinking the doors had opened for women of colour in Hollywood, calling the situation 'heartbreaking'.
Felicity Kinsella
2.3.16
News

obama: the oscar's diversity problem is bigger than hollywood

"Are we making sure that everybody is getting a fair shot?"
i-D Staff
2.1.16
News

will smith joins jada in historic oscars boycott

"There's a regressive slide towards separatism, towards racial and religious disharmony, and that's not the Hollywood that I want to leave behind."
i-D Staff
1.22.16
News

​david oyelowo, george clooney and academy president respond to oscars diversity scandal

With the return of the #OscarsSoWhite on Twitter and a boycott announced by several stars, more big names have weighed in on the state of Hollywood diversity.
Charlotte Gush
1.20.16
Film

fresh prince actress janet hubert criticises jada pinkett smith's #oscarssowhite comments

Former co-star of Will Smith says there are more serious issues to worry about than "motherf**king actors and Oscars".
Nick Levine
1.19.16
News

spike lee and jada pinkett smith to boycott the "lily white" oscars

Jada is calling for people of colour to reject the institution completely.
Sasha Geyer
1.19.16
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