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Lisa’s Guests

September 14, 2017 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

'We Americans are built on oppressing others. The good thing about Trump coming to power is that it shows us our dark side and what we need to work on.'

White Night, Black Lives

March 15, 2016 // Liberation - France - French

<i>The latest Oscars ceremony has seen an increase in pro-diversity statements and emphasized the creativity of the paths of actors who are … white.</i> Ok, I will admit, in spite of everything, I watched the Oscars ceremony, whose nominees were all white, counting on the Hollywood spirit of second chances. I was [Read more]

Whitewashed Oscars

January 27, 2016 // La Presse - Canada - French

Let's remember that the 6,000 people in the movie world who have the right to choose Oscar winners are 94 percent white.

Hollywood, Mecca of Discrimination?

February 17, 2015 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

Ninety-three percent of Academy members are white, and the majority of them are men. Blacks and Latinos don’t even make up a third of the workers in the business. The black lobby, led by Oprah Winfrey, is ready to go to battle. The controversy erupted minutes after the announcement of the Oscar [Read more]