The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]
Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers takes responsibility for its mistake. Moonlight wins best picture.
The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland, the state’s second-highest court, has ordered another trial and restored charges against a man from Northwest Baltimore who was acquitted in the murder of North Carolina native Phylicia Barnes. The court says Circuit Judge John Addison Howard committed a mistake in January 2015 when he acquitted Michael Johnson of […]
The girl scout troop that raised over $65,000 in cookie sales at the Oscars are still waiting for the money. The Academy and Girl Scouts of America are reportedly in the dark.
Oprah Winfrey was just as disappointed as everyone else who noticed she was mistaken for Whoopi Goldberg at the 88th Academy Awards. Blog Total Beauty made the cringe-worthy flub during red carpet arrivals Sunday evening. The site, which rarely focuses on products for people of color, posted a photo of Goldberg to their Twitter account with […]
About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.
President Barack Obama appeared on The Ellen Show on Thursday; making history as the first sitting president to stop by for an in-studio visit.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has unveiled new plans to increase diversity among the Academy's membership.
They are planning to make changes in an effort to diversify their board and nominations in the future.
Jasmyne Cannick joined Roland Martin Wednesday on NewsOne Now to discuss her blog post calling for liberal Hollywood to boycott the Academy Awards and said, "I think at the end of the day, it's an easy out to call on Blacks to boycott the Oscars -- if every single one of us tuned out and didn't watch the Oscars, it really wouldn't hurt their bottom line."