Tag: Academy Awards

Entertainment

NEWS ROUNDUP: Academy Addresses “Straight Outta Compton” Oscars Ticket Controversy, New Film Delves Into Obamas’ Romance…AND MORE

Straight Outta Compton’s Oscars snub was one of the factors that brought attention to the Academy Awards’ lack of diversity and stirred up a lot of controversy; but after word spread that the film’s cast members were not invited to this year’s ceremony, it added fuel to the #OscarsSoWhite fire.

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#OscarsSoWhite by the numbers: Breaking down the Bunche Center’s study of Academy Award diversity

Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director of the Bunche Center at UCLA, joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss Hollywood’s diversity numbers behind the Academy Awards and the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The Bunche Center at UCLA releases an annual diversity report through a series of quantifiable statistics showing where the entertainment industry falls short in inclusion and representation. From […]