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Black Actors Won Big at the SAG Awards, But It’s Not Enough

by Britni Danielle   Jan 30, 2017

It’s been two years since writer April Reign declared #OscarsSoWhite after actors of color were shut out of Academy Award nominations, and Hollywood is... Read More

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Here’s Why Lee Daniels Is Wrong About #OscarsSoWhite

by April Reign   Jan 06, 2017

In a recent New York Times article, writer, producer and director Lee Daniels dismissed the issues surrounding #OscarsSoWhite and called its supporters, among other... Read More

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Black Content Creators on Mission to “Uncode”

by Team EBONY   Nov 07, 2016

As we’ve seen with recent #OscarsSoWhite and #YouTubeBLACK campaigns, Black content creators have grown much more vocal as they continue to seek and secure... Read More

Will More Black Celebrities Speak Up About Racism Now?<br />

Will More Black Celebrities Speak Up About Racism Now?

by Shanita Hubbard   Aug 12, 2016

“But freedom is somehow always conditional here. You’re free, they keep telling us. But she would have been alive if she hadn’t acted so... Read More

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[FastForward] Hollywood Reps Talk the Browning of Big and Small Screens

by EBONY.com and AAFCA   Jun 16, 2016

We are still on a high from the melanin mandate that was this year’s Tony Awards. We live for brown-hued Hermione.  Do NOT get us... Read More

Chris Rock Puts Race Front and Center at Oscars 2016

Chris Rock Puts Race Front and Center at Oscars 2016

by Crystal Shaw King   Feb 29, 2016

On Thursday, Chris Rock warned us all to get ready for an Oscars blackout. No one knew what he had in store, but we... Read More

Embracing Black Hollywood: EBONY Magazine and Apple

[WATCH] EBONY, iTunes Move #FastForward

by #teamEBONY   Feb 28, 2016

So you’ve seen the photos. Now, you can feel like you were there as Johnson Publishing Company teamed up with Apple for a night... Read More

Embracing Black Hollywood

Embracing Black Hollywood

by #teamEBONY   Feb 28, 2016

Black Hollywood came out in droves on Saturday night to celebrate talent in front of and behind the cameras at a high glam soirée... Read More

Exclusive: First Black Academy President Talks One-on-One on #OscarsSoWhite

Exclusive: First Black Academy President Talks One-on-One on #OscarsSoWhite

by Gil Robertson IV   Feb 25, 2016

By now everybody has heard about the great Oscar controversy of 2016. For a second straight year the organization that produces the Oscars –... Read More

How Oscar Diversity Finally Hit the Tipping Point

How Oscar Diversity Finally Hit the Tipping Point

by Shawn Edwards   Feb 03, 2016

When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) nominated all White actors in top acting categories for a second consecutive year, it... Read More