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Oscar flub just one flaw in show

Oscar flub just one flaw in show

Louis LaVenture,

March 1, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Opinion, Showcase

As I watched the cast and crew of “La La Land” accept the best picture award at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday, I was mad. I thought about how African Americans won both best supporting actress, Viola Davis for “Fences” and best supporting actor, Mahershala Ali for “Moonlight.” And yet a...

2016 Oscar nominees are #SoWhite

2016 Oscar nominees are #SoWhite

Briana Wharton,

January 27, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For the second year in a row, no African Americans were nominated in any of the top six Oscar categories by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Not surprisingly, there’s been an uproar of criticism at the lack of diversity being recognized in American film. It’s upsetting because ...

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