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'Black Actress' Web Series Premiers on Issa Rae's YouTube Channel

‘Black Actress’ Web Series Premiers on Issa Rae’s YouTube Channel

by Von Diaz on October 24 2013, 2:22PM

Produced by Andrea Lewis, the series will explore the challenges faced by today’s black actresses.

Topics: /NOW

Lucy Liu: 'People See Sandra Bullock In a Romantic Comedy, Not Me'

Lucy Liu: ‘People See Sandra Bullock In a Romantic Comedy, Not Me’

by Jorge Rivas on May 15 2013, 11:59AM

Lucy Liu talks battling Asian stereotypes in Hollywood.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Oscars Academy Just Might Be Getting More Latino Members

Oscars Academy Just Might Be Getting More Latino Members

by Jorge Rivas on April 24 2013, 5:10PM

Latinos make up less than 2% of the Academy.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Michelle Obama Hosts '42' Screening With Jackie Robinson's Widow

Michelle Obama Hosts ‘42’ Screening With Jackie Robinson’s Widow

by Jorge Rivas on April 3 2013, 11:40AM

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted 80 high school and college students from across the country for a screening of “42” at the White House on Monday.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Number of Asian and Latino Writers for TV Are Up

Number of Asian and Latino Writers for TV Are Up

by Jorge Rivas on March 27 2013, 12:33PM

The number of Asian and Latino writers is up. But black writers saw the lowest percentage increase.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Academy Adds Lupe Ontiveros to 'In Memoriam' Slideshow

Academy Adds Lupe Ontiveros to ‘In Memoriam’ Slideshow

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2013, 11:22AM

After pressure from Latino organizations the Academy adds the actress to the ‘In Memoriam’ slideshow on their website.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Lupe Ontiveros' Family Speaks Out: Oscars Snub Was a 'Glaring Omission'

Lupe Ontiveros’ Family Speaks Out: Oscars Snub Was a ‘Glaring Omission’

by Julianne Hing on February 27 2013, 12:40PM

Her Oscars’ snub was exactly the kind of erasure that Ontiveros fought against during her career.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oscars 'In Memoriam' Snubs Lupe Ontiveros, Twice

Oscars ‘In Memoriam’ Snubs Lupe Ontiveros, Twice

by Jorge Rivas on February 25 2013, 11:08AM

Last night’s Oscars ‘In Memoriam’ reel left out actress Lupe Ontiveros. The Mexican-American actress passed away on July 26, 2012.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Why You Shouldn’t Be Surprised There Were No SAG Award Winners of Color

by Jorge Rivas on January 28 2013, 4:32PM

The 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were held on Sunday and every single individual award for an actor went to a white actor.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

How 'Fruitvale' Director Ryan Coogler Brought Real Life to the Big Screen

How ‘Fruitvale’ Director Ryan Coogler Brought Real Life to the Big Screen

by Jorge Rivas on January 28 2013, 11:20AM

Oscar Grant was murdered by a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer on new year’s day four years ago. His story is once again making international headlines thanks to a young director’s film that recounts Grant’s last 24-hours.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Cuban-American Director Premieres David Sedaris Film Adaptation at Sundance

Cuban-American Director Premieres David Sedaris Film Adaptation at Sundance

by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2013, 1:17PM

Writer and director Kyle Patrick Alvarez will premiere his second feature film at the Sundance Film Festival this coming Saturday.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Readers Blast 'Hollywood Reporter' for 'Blindingly Pale Group of Women'

Readers Blast ‘Hollywood Reporter’ for ‘Blindingly Pale Group of Women’

by Jorge Rivas on November 26 2012, 10:55AM

Readers of the entertainment business magazine are calling them out for only featuring white actress in their “The Actresses Roundtable” cover story.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Denzel to Daughter: 'You're Dark-Skinned' So You'll Have to Work Harder

Denzel to Daughter: ‘You’re Dark-Skinned’ So You’ll Have to Work Harder

by Jorge Rivas on November 12 2012, 4:09PM

Denzel Washington (with a little help fromJamie Foxx) share advice for people that want to follow in their footsteps.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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