How Black Twitter Ignited An Oscar Viewing Boycott
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How Black Twitter Ignited An Oscar Viewing Boycott

Rebecca Theodore-Vachon, FORBES   (Forbes)—“The Oscars aren’t designed for us.” In 2011, Idris Elba was a…

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Best Picture Nod for ‘Selma’ Caps Big Year for Black Women
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Best Picture Nod for ‘Selma’ Caps Big Year for Black Women

Sandy Cohen, ASSOCIATED PRESS   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three black women released movies in…

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Black Ex-Soap Opera Star Sues CBS with Retaliation Charge
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Black Ex-Soap Opera Star Sues CBS with Retaliation Charge

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former soap opera actress Victoria Rowell has sued CBS…

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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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Viola Davis & Uzo Aduba Make SAG History: Both Lead Actress Titles Won By Black Women
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Viola Davis & Uzo Aduba Make SAG History: Both Lead Actress Titles Won By Black Women

Elizabeth Wagmeister, VARIETY MAGAZINE   LOS ANGELES (Variety)—Viola Davis won the outstanding lead drama actress…

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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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