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Spike Lee on His First Best Director Oscar Nomination for ‘BlacKkKlansman
January 22, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee watched the Oscar nominations Tuesday morning on television from his bed, with his wife, Tonya, his two grown children, Satchel and Jackson, ... read more »
WATCH: Kevin Harts tells Fans Why He Decided to No Longer Host the Academy Awards
December 7, 2018
Kevin Hart has decided to decline hosting the Academy Awards after his big announcement due to complaints from the LGBT community because a a tweet he made back in 2007. ... read more »
Actress Cicely Tyson to Receive Honorary Oscar
September 7, 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Cicely Tyson, composer Lalo Schifrin and publicist Martin Levy will be getting honorary Oscar statuettes this fall at the film academy’s Governors Awards, ... read more »
Academy President Boone-Isaacs Leads Diversity Push
July 6, 2016
The academy says its invitees are 46 percent female, 41 percent minority and represent 59 countries. ... read more »
Sharpton calls for broader protests on Oscars diversity
March 2, 2016
Rev. Al Sharpton on Sunday threatened larger protests against Hollywood and the Academy Awards if the ceremony doesn't improve diversity among its top nominees. ... read more »
Review: Rock rocks with Oscars monologue; show is a snooze
March 2, 2016
Could Chris Rock balance Academy Awards razzle-dazzle with a burning social issue? Hollywood and movie fans alike were holding their breath as the comedian took the stage as host of Sunday's Oscarcast with more at stake than a roster of winners and losers. ... read more »
History of Black Entertainment from 1960-1970s
February 10, 2016
Black Entertainment Facts for Black History Month. ... read more »
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