Cheryl Boone Isaacs
A record-tying seven actors of color are nominated in lead and supporting categories at the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony, which airs Sunday, February 26, at 8:30 pm EST on ABC.
Following legendary singer Prince‘s death, several people have come forward claiming to be related to him in an effort to get a piece of his fortune. So far, 30 individuals who have filed court documents claiming to be related to the singer have been denied. Judge Kevin Eide, who is overseeing the case, is now ordering […]
Is Variety magazine's latest cover regarding the #OscarsSoWhite controversy proactive or exploitive?
Actor George Clooney says the Oscar's were more diverse 10 years ago and "...there were nominations left off the table" regarding this year's selections.
Jada Pinkett Smith acknowledged President Cheryl Boone Isaacs' plan to ensure The Academy includes more diversity amongst it's membership
"Being left out of awards consideration is about more than just recognition for a job well-done; winning an Oscar has long-lasting cultural and economic impacts” said Civil Rights activist Al Sharpton in a statement
The 87th Academy Awards — though many took umbrage to the fact that people of color were few and far between among the nominees — were…
Predictably, after the swift and cutting backlash from the blinding whiteness of this year’s Oscar nominations – from the front lines of Twitter (see: #OscarsSoWhite) to…
Cheryl Boone Isaacs has become the first African American president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The 86-year-old Academy is responsible for…