#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
3.12.18
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snoop dogg rants against a culture of presenting black oppression

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

asian academy members protest ‘tone deaf’ oscars ceremony

Three-time Oscar winner Ang Lee and two dozen Academy members have written a letter of protest regarding the recent ceremony’s offensive and racist portrayal of Asians.
Emily Manning
3.15.16
Film

how chris rock dealt with #oscarssowhite

The comedian didn’t let the Academy off the hook for its lack of diversity in his masterful presentation of the 88th Awards.
Nick Levine
2.29.16
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what happened at the academy awards

Celebrities spoke out positively — on the red carpet and on stage — about #oscarssowhite and improving diversity in Hollywood.
Laura Vogel
2.29.16
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lupita nyong'o and trevor noah on confronting racism in the entertainment industry

On the morning of the 2016 Oscars broadcast, 'The New York Times' featured the pair in a conversation about the lack of diversity in Hollywood, Broadway, TV, and beyond.
Laura Vogel
2.28.16
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inside the uk's #britssowhite movement

The U.S. shares a lack of awards diversity with our friends across the pond.
Laura Vogel
2.27.16
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​fighting the power at the academy awards: a video history

These powerful Academy Awards speeches have called for social justice.
Laura Vogel
2.27.16
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
Film

​in wake of #oscarssowhite, halle berry speaks out as the only woman of color 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
Film

will the oscar diversity changes actually work?

On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced sweeping changes in order to increase diversity among its voting members. We explore those changes, and what they actually mean when it comes to diversity in Hollywood.
Emily Manning
1.25.16
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will smith joins jada in 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
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