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Oscars, So White

February 7, 2016 // El Tiempo - Colombia - Spanish

<i>The Academy is once again being showered with criticism for the lack of African-American award nominees.</i> For the second consecutive year, controversy has ignited over the lack of black artists nominated for awards from the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — the famous Oscars. On social [Read more]

Quotas for the Oscars?

February 23, 2015 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

Yet again, there is uproar in the U.S. Uproar is even more pronounced if it is suspected that discrimination is behind it, which, in the United States, happens extraordinarily quickly. You can see this as a good thing, as a sign of an increased level of sensitivity, which ensures that discrimination is no longer [Read more]

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]
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