Being Smart Is Not Black

2016 was a bad year for Hollywood, the movie scene was called out for lack of diversity including criticisms for the lack of black actors nominated at the 2016 awards, starting a boycott and a twitter trend #oscarssowhite. Fast forward to 2017 and the release of "Hidden Figures" a movie led by black actors Taraji … Continue reading Being Smart Is Not Black

Oscar Review: Lupita Nyongo’s Win

  I do not want to take anything away from Lupita Nyogn’o and her Oscar win but can somebody say fix! It was orchestrated for her to win the Oscar the moment she stepped out on her first red carpet. The public swallowed this girl up literally capitulating her into a star overnight it just … Continue reading Oscar Review: Lupita Nyongo’s Win

Black History Month:Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel became the first African-American to win an Oscar in 1940 for the role of Mammy in Gone With The Wind. She had to sit at a blacks-only table during the Oscar ceremony because of segregation laws of the time. In addition to acting in many films, McDaniel was a professional singer-songwriter, comedian, stage … Continue reading Black History Month:Hattie McDaniel