2016 oscars

The Academy has learned its lesson, so the film organization is doing something about its glaring diversity problem. About 46 percent of new members of its voting body are people of colors, but that still might not be enough to make a huge difference just yet. Society as a whole made the good people behind […]

http://www.tmz.com/2016/02/28/oscars-so-white-rally-protesters/ According to TMZ – The crowd was 300 strong armed with signs and boomboxes – Al Sharpton lead the protests telling the crowd the difference between him and Chris rock Chris tells jokes and he tells the truth Source TMZ

Did Chris Rock go too far when he joked about the Oscars boycott last night?

  02/29/16 – Tom and the crew open the show talking about the 2016 Oscars. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

While we all agree that there needs to be more mélange in the industry, the red carpet was divided between black and white.

It was a good night for a lot of our favorites at the NAACP Image Awards that aired live on TV One Friday. From Empire to Blackish and from Creed to Straight Outta Compton, it’s safe to say everyone agrees that this is the attention these films and more deserved to receive. Check out some of the […]

Chris Rock is not giving up his gig hosting the Oscars. Instead, he’s going to flip up the entire show to highlight #OscarsSoWhite. A number of Black artists are choosing to skip the 2016 Oscars in protest of the Academy Awards lack of diversity among the field nominees. There are so few people of color […]

Stacey Dash was pretty clear on her thoughts on this year’s Academy Awards but now she’s getting slammed for it. To recap, she made a statement Wednesday about Black actors (like Jada Pinkett Smith) boycotting the Oscars because of  the lack of African American nominees. She said in part: If we want to get rid […]

The academy has finally broken its silence after Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee called out the Oscar Awards for its lack of recognition for Black actors this year and in the past. While Jada has decided to boycott the awards altogether this year (see her video below), Spike also confirmed he will not be in […]

Jada Pinkett Smith is incredibly upset with how the Oscars have snubbed Black artists this year, and she’s questioning how they should respond. Jada is not feeling the whole 50-Shades-of-Beige vibe going on with the Academy Awards this year. Among the field of nominees, there are no artists of color up for any of the […]

Director Spike Lee will receive an honorary Oscar at next year’s ceremony. The honor will come 25 years after his groundbreaking film, Do the Right Thing, was…