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Race in Hollywood

Lame 'Aloha' Is Typical Fare For Haolewood | Posted 06.01.2015 | Hawaii

Thinking about catching the new Bradley Cooper vehicle, “Aloha”? My mom says you’d be better off waiting until it’s out on Netflix. That s...

Hollywood: The Power of the White Gaze

Joe Brewster | Posted 04.25.2015 | Black Voices
Joe Brewster

While academically we may think we are beyond this debate, we are not, because our fellow filmmakers, critics, writers, and other gatekeepers in the film industry continue to rely and fall back on these same old unconscious assumptions.

David Oyelowo On Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, And Race In Hollywood

The Daily Beast | Marlow Stern | Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices

No disrespect to Ben Affleck, but 2014 is the year of David Oyelowo. After years of cutting his teeth on the British stage and small screen, the 38-ye...

Hollywood's 'Race Problem' Is Worse Than You Think

Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

In bleak situations, incremental improvements can be mistaken for evolution. So it goes with Hollywood's consistent inability to include actors of color.

WATCH: Actresses Tackle The Light Skin Vs. Dark Skin Debate

OWN | Posted 06.26.2013 | OWN

In many parts of the world, people are judged not just by their skin color but also by their skin tone. The devaluing of dark-skinned women, which is ...