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The Oscars Go to...(Almost) All White People

The Oscars Go to…(Almost) All White People

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2011, 2:39PM

In the Academy Awards’ 83-year-history, only 1 percent of nominees have been Asian.

Topics: Oscars

Six Documentaries Not on the Oscar List, but That Should Be on Yours

Six Documentaries Not on the Oscar List, but That Should Be on Yours

by Channing Kennedy on February 25 2011, 9:20AM

There are plenty of documentary films about people of color, but too few made by people of color get the Academy’s attention.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Oscars

Is This the Beginning of the End for a Multiracial Oscars? Infographic

Is This the Beginning of the End for a Multiracial Oscars?

by Jorge Rivas on February 24 2011, 9:30AM

Industry watchers worry structural changes mean this year’s lily white Oscar list isn’t coincidental.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Oscars

Get Ready For The Whitest Oscars In A Decade

Get Ready For The Whitest Oscars In A Decade

by Jorge Rivas on January 25 2011, 3:16PM

What’s it gonna take to convince Hollywood’s power brokers that race does matter?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Oscars

Oscars Snub 'Waiting for Superman'

Oscars Snub ‘Waiting for Superman’

by Julianne Hing on January 25 2011, 2:05PM

Looks like Michelle Rhee can’t convince everyone that she’s got all the answers.

Topics: Oscars, Schools & Youth

Last Airbender Whitewashes Its Way to Worst Film Awards

Last Airbender Whitewashes Its Way to Worst Film Awards

by Jamilah King on January 24 2011, 12:21PM

The summer blockbuster picks up nominations for this year’s biggest underachievers.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Oscars