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Oscar Nominations 2017: 14 for ‘La La Land’ & Black Actors Get Recognised

Taraji P. Henson, far left, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe in “Hidden Figures,” which was nominated for best picture.  The 89th Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday and Oscar voters showered the neo-musical “La La Land” with 14 nominations, a tie with “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for the most in Academy Award history. But…

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Will Smith Reveals His Wife, Jada Didn’t Get His Permission For That Oscar Boycott Video

  Will and JadaPinkett Smith might have put up a united front in their protest against the perceived discrimination in the Oscars but the Concussion actor has revealed that his wife didn’t get his permission or even give him a heads up before releasing the viral video where she called for a boycott of the…

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Actor Spike Lee Says He Won’t Be Attending The Oscars Because…#OscarsSoWhite

Hollywoood actor, Spike Lee has joined his voice to the outcry against alleged racial discrimination by The Academy Awards. The 58-year-old actor took to social media to voice out his concerns about the non-inclusion of black actors in major categories of the awards. Jada Pinkett-Smith had also called out the organizers of the award for…

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