#OscarsSoWhite

Here, we celebrate a few of our favorite Black producers and directors who are making sure our stories are told authentically in Hollywood.

The Grammy Awards, and pretty much any other “mainstream” (read white dominated) music awards show, tends to give black artists ghettoized accolades--“urban” “R&B” and “hip-hop” awards but never the “pop” awards – “Video of the Year” “Song of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” etc.

The Academy has learned its lesson, so the film organization is doing something about its glaring diversity problem. About 46 percent of new members of its voting body are people of colors, but that still might not be enough to make a huge difference just yet. Society as a whole made the good people behind […]

After a week of wondering whether Jada Pinkett Smith or Will Smith would respond to Chris Rock's jabs during his Oscars monologue, Jada has finally broken her silence.

As host of the 88th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, actor Chris Rock tackled diversity in Hollywood, delivering a stinging monologue.

Straight Outta Compton’s Oscars snub was one of the factors that brought attention to the Academy Awards’ lack of diversity and stirred up a lot of controversy; but after word spread that the film’s cast members were not invited to this year’s ceremony, it added fuel to the #OscarsSoWhite fire.

Will Smith has revealed that he’s pleased with how “quickly” and “aggressively” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has responded to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy.…

While some demanded that Chris Rock step down from hosting the Oscars amidst criticism that they were far too white-washed this year, we were sure he’d…

Chris Rock is not giving up his gig hosting the Oscars. Instead, he’s going to flip up the entire show to highlight #OscarsSoWhite. A number of Black artists are choosing to skip the 2016 Oscars in protest of the Academy Awards lack of diversity among the field nominees. There are so few people of color […]

While doing their promotional run for Ride Along 2 in the United Kingdom recently, stars Ice Cube and Kevin Hart spoke with famed British DJ…

#BlackTwitterMovieAwards was created following all 20 Oscar award nominations being given to white actors.