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Cicely Tyson to Receive Honorary Oscar

Stage and screen actress Cicely Tyson, 93, has been wowing audiences for over 50 years,…

Angela Bassett Feels She Was Robbed of an Oscar for ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’

Angela Bassett is as humble as they come, but sometimes you simply have to call…

Kobe Bryant Wasn’t Impressed by Miami’s Trayvon Martin Protest

Does Kobe Bryant’s Oscar Nomination Go Against the #MeToo Movement?

Kobe Bryant has done what few other athletes have, which is land himself an Oscar…

Daniel Kaluuya

The Academy Avoids #OscarsSoWhite With 2018 Oscar Nominees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have always has a questionable relationship with…

Black Twitter Rejoices as Mary J. Blige Lands Two Oscar Nominations

Mary J. Blige is a musical powerhouse, recently landing herself a star on the Hollywood…

Hattie McDaniel, First African-American to Win an Oscar, Has Biopic On the Way!

A biopic about the life of Hattie McDaniel, the first African-American actress to receive an…

#NewRules: The Academy Flips The Script

The Academy of Motions Pictures Arts and Sciences is tweaking their system and the first…

First Lady Michelle Obama presents the Oscar

Michelle Obama Hands Out Best Picture Oscar

Another first for President Obama's White House. The first first lady to award the Oscar…

Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis Covers Entertainment Weekly’s ‘Oscar’ Issue

New media darling Quvenzhané Wallis is on the cover of Entertainment Weekly‘s special “Oscar” issue. The Beasts of the…

The Academy Award Effect: Does Winning Help Black Actors’ Careers?

The Academy Award Effect

Now that Oscar season is upon us, a deluge of commentary is sure to crop up on…