For years African Americans acheivements and opportunities in the entertainment industry have largely been overlooked if not totally ignored. The white establishment in televison and film i.e. The Oscars and The Emmys because of racial bias
Recently after two straight years of #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Motion Picture Academy embraced diversity with the 2017 Oscars, in which five black artists were among that year’s winners.
Viola Davis, Ezra Edelman, Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney join the more than 30 black actors, directors, musicians, writers, producers and sound mixers who have won Academy Awards. more