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The 2016 Oscar Nominations are Proof that the Academy Doesn’t Care About You

I'll repeat it differently: Black people, the Academy doesn't care that you're upset about all the white Oscar nominations. And, frankly, they don't care about you. They really just...don't. I'm sorry to sound like Kanye West's "George Bush doesn't care about Black people" moment circa 2005 but even a broken clock is right twice a day.   Hollywood is not ...

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The NAACP Image Awards Nominations Leave Much to be Desired

This week, the nominees for the 47th NAACP image Awards were announced. And the further down the list I read, the larger my disbelief grew. Not because they got it all wrong. Just because they overlooked some really great talent from the past year. I can only guess that this was more of a "who you know" than a "what you know" thing. Read More

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For Black Folks, the 2015 Emmy Nominations are a Premature Celebration

We live in a world where the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series category includes Taraji P. Henson (Cookie Lyon onEmpire) and Viola Davis (Annalise Keating on How To Get Away With Murder). Yes, two BLACK actresses nominated at the same time in the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series category. This is history. It is also only a minor victory. ...

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