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And the Award for Best #OscarsSoWhite Joke Goes to...

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 03.22.2015 | Comedy
Kimberly Cooper

The 2015 Academy Award ceremony will be the least diverse (whitest) since 1998. The snub to Ava Duvernay as Best Director for Selma along with David Oyelowo's snub in the Best Actor category for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has created such an outcry over social media.

Academy President Has The Best Mispronunciation During Oscar Announcements

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Dick Pope has a great sense of humor. "I've been called a lot worse," he told USA Today. "I don't think twice about anything like that. I am h...

Hollywood Trailblazer Makes History Again!

Associated Press | Posted 08.13.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Recognized as a trailblazer during her first term as film academy president, marketing executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been re-...

PHOTOS: Super Fly Sistas Rock The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.05.2014 | Black Voices

Our favorite Pre-Oscars event went down yesterday, the Essence Women In Hollywood Luncheon. Not only is it an opportunity to honor the women of co...

Meet The Face Behind This Year's Oscars

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 02.26.2014 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When Bette Davis became the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1941, it's bel...

History At The Academy

Posted 07.31.2013 | Entertainment

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made history on Tuesday night as the Oscar body elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs as its president. Boone Is...

Film Academy Elects First African-American President

Posted 07.30.2013 | Black Voices

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the group which awards the Oscars each year, has elected its first African-American president...