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‘Moonlight,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ and ‘Fences’ Earn Fully Merited Oscar Nominations

There won’t be another #OscarsSoWhite this year and we’re really glad about it. Formally known as the Academy Awards, The Oscars has revealed all nominations for its 89th annual award ceremony airing February 26, 2017. And with most of our favorites raking in nods under several categories, we’re going to be tuned in and ready…

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Straight Outta Compton Nominated for ‘Best Screenplay’ Oscar Award

Straight Outta Compton was a critical acclaim as soon as it hit theaters last year. It broke records, got people talking about N.W.A. again, and built strong buzz this awards season. It was the film no one saw coming and a triumph for Black film. And now – in a year in which no people…

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Spike Lee Receives Honorary Oscar & Discusses Diversity In Hollywood

Looks like the Academy finally decided to take Spike Lee’s advice to “do the right thing.” At the Academy’s annual Governor’s Awards this past weekend, Spike Lee was awarded an Honorary Oscar for his continual contributions to Hollywood. Although very pleased with this achievement, Spike Lee used his award speech as a platform to address…

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