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ICYMI: Common (Non)sense

ICYMI: Common (Non)sense

by Qimmah Saafir on March 18 2015, 2:00PM

Twitter rips Common’s fix for white racism in America.

Topics: Arts & Culture

On Patricia Arquette, Coded Language and the Hotness of 'Intersectionality'

On Patricia Arquette, Coded Language and the Hotness of ‘Intersectionality’

by Akiba Solomon on February 23 2015, 2:44PM

Patricia Arquette did…a whole lot with her “equality now” speech. But I don’t think we all know what her biggest mistake is called.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Actors of Color Slayed the Fashion Game at This Year's Oscars

Actors of Color Slayed the Fashion Game at This Year’s Oscars

by Jamilah King on February 23 2015, 11:43AM

At least they won the red carpet.

Topics: Culture

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

by Jamilah King on February 23 2015, 10:26AM

Did you expect anything less?

Topics: Culture

John Legend, Alejandro González Iñárritu Won The Night With Their Oscar Speeches Play

John Legend, Alejandro González Iñárritu Won The Night With Their Oscar Speeches

by Jamilah King on February 23 2015, 10:16AM

The night was surprisingly political.

Topics: Culture

Another Academy Voter Speaks: Oscars Can't Be Racist Because Academy Prez is Black

Another Academy Voter Speaks: Oscars Can’t Be Racist Because Academy Prez is Black

by Aura Bogado on February 20 2015, 11:21AM

The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘brutally honest Oscar ballot’ series strikes again

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Bill O'Reilly's 'War Reporting' Questioned, Apple Car, How the Brain Heals

Bill O’Reilly’s ‘War Reporting’ Questioned, Apple Car, How the Brain Heals

by Aura Bogado on February 20 2015, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Oscars Remix: 9 Coming-of-Age Films About People Who Aren't White Males

Oscars Remix: 9 Coming-of-Age Films About People Who Aren’t White Males

by Jamilah King on February 20 2015, 7:00AM

The Oscars voting pool is 94 percent white, 77 percent male and heavily populated by people in their 60s. #OscarsSoWhite, we’re showcasing 9 must-see movies about young people of color.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Academy Voter Offended by Selma Cast Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' Tees

Academy Voter Offended by Selma Cast Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Tees

by Aura Bogado on February 19 2015, 1:06PM

‘Am I supposed to vote for it just because it has black people in it?’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Former Oscar Winner Mo'Nique: 'I'm Just a Girl From Baltimore'

Former Oscar Winner Mo’Nique: ‘I’m Just a Girl From Baltimore’

by Jamilah King on February 19 2015, 11:30AM

In the five years since her “Precious” win she’s been shut out of Hollywood.

Topics: Culture

David Oyelowo Says Academy Favors 'Subservient' Black Roles

David Oyelowo Says Academy Favors ‘Subservient’ Black Roles

by Jamilah King on February 2 2015, 12:53PM

He didn’t hold back.

Topics: Culture

Ava DuVernay's Passion Project

Ava DuVernay’s Passion Project

by Jamilah King on January 26 2015, 7:00AM

The filmmaker’s distribution network for black films isn’t making big money—and she’s fine with that.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Head of the Oscars Doesn't Think It Has a Problem With Diversity

Head of the Oscars Doesn’t Think It Has a Problem With Diversity

by Jamilah King on January 16 2015, 1:11PM

And she’s a black woman.

Topics: Culture

Oscars: Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo Snubbed

Oscars: Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo Snubbed

by Jamilah King on January 15 2015, 10:00AM

But ‘Selma’ did earn a nomination for ‘best picture.’

Topics: Culture

'12 Years a Slave' Wins Big, and With Words, at Academy Awards Play

‘12 Years a Slave’ Wins Big, and With Words, at Academy Awards

by Jamilah King on March 3 2014, 9:24AM

The film won three of the Academy Award’s biggest prizes on Sunday night.

Topics: Culture

Lupita Nyong'o: 'I Was Teased and Taunted About My Skin'

Lupita Nyong’o: ‘I Was Teased and Taunted About My Skin’

by Jamilah King on February 28 2014, 9:18AM

The actress opened up about some of the obstacles she had to overcome while growing up as a dark-skinned girl.

Topics: Culture

The Oscar Statue is Modeled After a Mexican Immigrant

The Oscar Statue is Modeled After a Mexican Immigrant

by Jamilah King on February 28 2014, 8:47AM

Emilio Fernández went on to become one of the most celebrated directors of Mexico’s Golden Age of Cinema.

Topics: Culture

Infographic Illustrates the Structural Racism of the Oscars

Infographic Illustrates the Structural Racism of the Oscars

by Jamilah King on February 27 2014, 11:15AM

The year of the black film? Not so fast.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture

'12 Years a Slave,' '20 Feet From Stardom' Among This Year's Oscar Nominations

‘12 Years a Slave,’ ‘20 Feet From Stardom’ Among This Year’s Oscar Nominations

by Jamilah King on January 16 2014, 9:27AM

The awards season continues to be kind

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

These Five Oscar-Qualifying Films Were Directed by Black Women

These Five Oscar-Qualifying Films Were Directed by Black Women

by Jamilah King on November 12 2013, 10:23AM

There are at least five feature documentaries directed by black women qualifying for Academy Award consideration.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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