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Chris Rock's "Rival Troop Mom" Linda Spradley Dunn talks Business & Diversity

Abesi Manyando | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Abesi Manyando

Do you remember Chris Rock's Girl Scouts cookie stunt at the Oscars this year when he begged the audience to buy cookies on behalf of his daughter jus...

Whose America Is This?

Mark Gerzon | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics
Mark Gerzon

We are all visitors here. It's time we admit it, bow in gratitude for the privilege of living on Turtle Island, and humbly ask how, together with its original inhabitants, we can care better for each other -- and for our common home.

Free At Last?

Janice Brown | Posted 03.10.2016 | Black Voices
Janice Brown

Hopefully, our political discourse will bend to the exquisiteness of the phrase 'We the people.' Hopefully, we can quiet those who want to exploit the fears of people whose folks didn't arrive here in chains and show more respect for those whose ancestors did.

The Girl From The Oscars Didn't Know About Chris Rock's Asian Joke

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 03.03.2016 | Entertainment

In the aftermath of the Academy Awards, a few things have been made clear: Tina Fey didn't love them, the Girl Scout cookie gambit was for real and Ch...

Lessons Learned from 2016 Oscars

Jim Joseph | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Joseph

Suffice it to say that, for the most part, the Oscars didn't really resonate with people this year. Honestly, it's pretty much the same format every y...

Tyrese Explains How Chris Rock 'F**ked' Up His Oscar Mood

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.01.2016 | Black Voices

It appears Chris Rock’s monologue at the 88th annual Academy Awards really “f**ked” up Tyrese’s mood during the award show. The “Fast and F...

The Race Missteps You Might've Missed At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment

Chris Rock might've nailed his Oscars opening monologue, but he left some viewers angry after doing a skit that played up Asian and Jewish stereotypes...

Watching the Oscars on the Couch With Grandma and Grandpa

Xaque Gruber | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

My parents, married for (over) 45 Years are Straight Outta Ohio. No nonsense, midwestern folk (and grandparents) who love going to the movies. Dad's (...

Dear Chris Rock, Your Asian Joke Wasn't Funny

Anthony Berteaux | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment
Anthony Berteaux

The model minority myth is often used as a tool to protect white supremacy, deny institutionalized racism against Black Americans and justify anti-Black racism.

Oscars 2016: Expert Reaction

The Conversation US | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment
The Conversation US

Our panel of experts break down some of the night's biggest questions, surprises, and moments.

Chris Rock Pulled A Total Dad Move At The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment

Chris Rock reminded everyone that he's the proud father of two adorable little girls while hosting the 2016 Oscars on Sunday night. Of course, he did...

It's Hard To Argue With Chris Rock's Take On #AskHerMore

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.28.2016 | Style

The #AskHerMore movement, which calls for red carpet interviewers to ask women about more than just "who they're wearing," opened our eyes to the fact...

15 Memorable Moments From Black Stars At The Academy Awards

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.26.2016 | Black Voices

You might not know it from this year's nominations-- ahem, #OscarSoWhite -- but in the past the Academy Awards has served as a platform for black mile...

Chris Rock Jokes He's Only Hosting The Oscars Because Ellen Said No

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment

Chris Rock was named the host of the 88th Academy Awards months before the nominations were announced. In the interim, Rock went about business as usu...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: #OscarsNotWhite - Hypothetical Nominations That Should've Happened Since 2000

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The #OscarsSoWhite hashtag is on-point. The voters dropped the ball last year when they failed to give a nomination to anyone of color in major categories. Ditto for this year, and years before this and last year.

Why JB Smoove Doesn't Want Chris Rock To Boycott The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.04.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

While influential black figures in Hollywood like Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett-Smith won't be attending this year's Academy Awards ceremony, comedian JB...

Oscar Nominations -- Front Runners and Snubs

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 01.13.2017 | Entertainment
Carey Beth Elder

Oscar nominations will be announced tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. ET, and we can't help but think Sage users have predicted the future once again. After watching who won Golden Globes last week, we have a pretty good idea of who will get nominated for Oscars.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Another Person Making Oscar Predictions!

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

I used to be obsessed with movies -- I arguably still am, though it's impossible to get to the multiplexes when you have two small kids. That said, ea...

Too Bad Chris Rock Isn't Hosting This Year's Oscars

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.16.2015 | Entertainment

Before Neil Patrick Harris was announced as Oscars host, it was rumored that producers sought Chris Rock for the show. "I didn't get an offer," Rock s...

Oscars Producers Deny Allegations That NPH Was Fourth Choice

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE, Oct. 23: now reports that Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron denied allegations that they approached three other stars b...

Oscar Hosts' Most Memorable Moments

Mental Floss | Posted 04.25.2012 | Weird News

The Oscars are basically predictable. We know they are going to give away certain awards. What makes the shows entertaining are fun hosts. Here ar...