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Academy Awards joke not funny

Danielle Dyer,
Contributor
March 10, 2016

Despite being ostracized by members of the Black community for statements she made preceding the Oscars, Chris Rock introduced Stacey Dash, the actress most famed for her role as Dionne in the 1995 movie...

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Diversity in the Academy

Jesse Castro,
Staff Writer
February 27, 2016

Last year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences received backlash for the lack of diversity among the Oscar nominees via the creation of the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag. The hashtag resurfaced, again,...

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2016 Oscar nominees are #SoWhite

Briana Wharton,
Contributor
January 28, 2016

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...

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