Spike Lee to Receive Honorary Oscar
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Spike Lee to Receive Honorary Oscar

(USA Today) – Director Spike Lee and actress Gena Rowlands will receive honorary Oscar awards, while the…

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John Legend At Oscar Speech: More Black Men Under Correctional Control Than Were Enslaved
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John Legend At Oscar Speech: More Black Men Under Correctional Control Than Were Enslaved

According to reports, the number of black men currently in jail, on parole or on…

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$150K Dress Worn by Lupita Nyong’o at Oscars Reported Stolen
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$150K Dress Worn by Lupita Nyong’o at Oscars Reported Stolen

ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The theft of a $150,000 pearl-covered…

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After the Oscars, Diversity Remains a Topic of Discussion
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After the Oscars, Diversity Remains a Topic of Discussion

DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — What was missing from the Academy…

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Mo’Nique: I Was ‘Blackballed’ After Winning My Oscar
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Mo’Nique: I Was ‘Blackballed’ After Winning My Oscar

  (Hollywood Reporter) – At the 2010 Academy Awards, Mo’Nique wore white gardenias in her hair —…

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Oscar Spotlight Draws Attention to Industry Diversity Issue
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Oscar Spotlight Draws Attention to Industry Diversity Issue

To Be Equal: It’s Time for Hollywood to Act Like Diversity Matters
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To Be Equal: It’s Time for Hollywood to Act Like Diversity Matters

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   “Diversity is basically a description of independence. Diversity…

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Common, John Legend to Perform ‘Glory’ at Academy Awards 
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Common, John Legend to Perform ‘Glory’ at Academy Awards 

NEW YORK (AP) — Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar-nominated song “Glory” at…

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The Biggest Problem with ‘Selma’ Has Nothing to Do with LBJ or the Oscars
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The Biggest Problem with ‘Selma’ Has Nothing to Do with LBJ or the Oscars

  (The Washington Post) – “Selma” delivers a powerful dramatization of the bloody civil rights march in Alabama that led to the passage…

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AP Exclusive: Academy President Responds to Twitter Firestorm
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AP Exclusive: Academy President Responds to Twitter Firestorm

Sandy Cohen, ASSOCIATED PRESS   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Responding for the first time to…

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