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Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo provides rare glimpse at African American cowboys, cowgirls
April 11, 2019
The main event – playfully named “The Greatest Show on Dirt” — is the rodeo itself. ... read more »
Oscar winner Spike Lee urges people to mobilize and vote during the 2020 Presidential Election!
February 28, 2019
In Lee’s emotional and often hilarious acceptance speech on the Oscar stage, he encouraged, and correctly, for people to vote and the mobilize for the 2020 presidential election, urging them to “Make the moral choice between love versus hate. Let’s do the right thing!” ... read more »
Award-Winning Actress Regina King Opens Up About Sleeper Hit “If Beale Street Could Talk”
January 17, 2019
At 7 p.m. Central time last Wednesday, I was in full-listen mode as King – fresh from her Golden-Globe winning evening – talked about her role in “If Beale Street Could Talk” with more than a thousand faith leaders, community activists, sororities and fraternities and African-American news outlets on the line. ... read more »
Tinsel Brown? Will The Academy’s Historic Invite of 600 Minority Members Change the Complexion of Hollywood
July 13, 2016
The move follows a pledge it made in January to double the number of women and diverse members on its board by the year 2020. ... read more »
Gay, Gifted And Black, The LGBTQ Community Honors Its Own At Second Annual Truth Awards
March 17, 2016
In the spirit of awards season, African Americans in the LGBTQ community took their bows and trophies at the Second Annual Truth Awards Gala and Dinner on Saturday, March 5 at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Los Angeles. Unlike the Academy Awards with its #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Truth Awards celebrated self-identifying African American members of the LGBTQ community, whose accomplishments have positively impacted the perception of Black LGBTQ representations. ... 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 »
Tackling the Academy’s Diversity Deficit With the NFL’s Playbook
February 10, 2016
“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” – Audre Lorde, Our Dead Behind Us: Poems, ... read more »
Clorox Bleach couldn’t make the Oscars any Whiter
January 27, 2016
Since the 2016 Oscar nominations have been announced on Jan. 14, the talks of the lack of diversity in the prestigious award show has been on the minds of some of Hollywood’s top actors, directors and media personalities. ... read more »
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