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#OscarsSoWhite Forces The Academy To Finally Mandate Diversity

Oscars 2016 will go down in history as the year when the Academy bowed down to the force and embraced the unthinkable. Diversity.

In what has been deemed as “historic”, Cheryl Boone, The Academy’s president, who also happens to be black – announced that after a unanimous vote, the Board of Governors acknowledged that drastic changes had to be instituted in order to ensure the entry of more women and minorities, in order to guarantee that what is happening now – never happens again.


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Martin Luther King Day and the Neverending Need for Boycotts

Martin Luther King Day began and ended with tweets, postings and mentions of the late civil rights activist who was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN.

Amidst the reverent spiritual vibe was residue from the still ongoing #OscarSoWhite crusade that has been on fire ever since the nominations were announced last Thursday.

Despite the opportunity to recognize the performances from talent of color in credible films, the list of nominees was once again Caucasians.1000509261001_1094056090001_Bio-Need-to-Know-Martin-Luther-King-Jr-SF Read more

The Trailer For ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Looks Intensely Nostalgic

It’s been 20 years since we got a full view of what it would mean to have aliens park their cargo over our existence without our permission.
When Independence Day hit theaters back in 1996, it became an instant blockbuster due to its perfect timing which happened to be right on the cusp of the millennium. It was the modern day version of Alien.

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