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Last night, I had the privilege to attend the 2018 Governors Awards in Hollywood, Calif., and saw Cicely Tyson receive her honorary Oscar. She is the first black woman to ever win the honor.

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It was an honor more than 45 years in the making, but Cicely Tyson finally took home an Oscar on Sunday night at the 10th annual Governors Awards in Hollywood, Ca.

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Looks like the Oscars are putting that whole Best Popular Film category idea on ice, at least for the moment. On Thursday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced they would not be introducing the new category this year because of the “challenges” posed to films that have already been released.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big changes are coming to the Academy Awards, including the addition […]

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Kobe Bryant asked a serious question on The Jimmy Kimmel Show this week, “How do I provide more opportunities for even more diverse and new voices to be heard in this industry?” Bryant expresses his feelings about having a greater sense of responsibility after his Academy Award win for Best Animated Short Film for his […]

The post After Oscar win, Kobe Bryant wants to advocate for diversity in Hollywood appeared first on theGrio.

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Only a couple Black folks walked home with a statue from this year's Academy Awards ceremony (Congrats Jordan and Kobe!), but as our people are wont to do, we still showed up and showed out.

The post The 7 Blackest moments from the Academy Awards that kept us from falling asleep appeared first on theGrio.

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Ever since Jordan Peele’s Get Out was nominated for an Oscar, it’s been mired in controversy. But despite the “Horror/Comedy” nomination, to “anti-white” and “racist” accusations, it still raked in millions of dollars at the box office and garnered critical acclaim. And Sunday night Jordan Peele made history as the first African-American to win an […]

The post Oscar voter reveals she didn’t vote for ‘Get Out’ claiming ‘they played the race card’ appeared first on theGrio.

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Jordan Peele made history at the 90th Annual Academy Awards winning the award for Best Original Screenplay for his film Get Out. The critically acclaimed film Get Out was nominated for Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Leading Actor, and Best Picture. Taking the stage Jordan Peele had a lot to be thankful for being that he’s the […]

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The Academy Awards promises to be an unforgettable night for Mary J. Blige. Mary J. Blige will be performing “Mighty River,” the Oscar-nominated song she co-wrote with Raphael Saadiq and Taura Stinson for the movie Mudbound. MJB is also nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category for her haunting performance in the Dee Rees-directed drama.  Blige, […]

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Critically-acclaimed Get Out has been nominated for four Oscars, including Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, Best Leading Actor, and Best Picture. The film has failed to win any of the larger award shows like the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards and the Golden Globes. If this holds true, Get Out may not have a strong […]

The post #Oscars2018: It’s time for ‘Get Out’ to escape its Awards-show ‘Sunken Place’ appeared first on theGrio.

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On a star-studded night in the final week of February, a select group of elegant […]

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If it were longer than 30 minutes, Mark Anthony Green’s mixtape video, “Fair Use,” would […]

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Actor and singer Tyrese Gibson seems to be standing by his disapproval of black comedian Chris Rock hosting the Academy Awards...

The post Tyrese Gibson: If Oscars blackballed gays Ellen DeGeneres wouldn’t host appeared first on theGrio.

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As the Academy rewarded the most celebrated performances in Hollywood last night, many Black movie […]

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OPINION - This once very promising actor is now struggling to maintain a decent reputation in the public eye. What happened?...

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