Here’s part of the reason why April Reign invented the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite: According to The New York Times, there have been a total of 1,668 nominations in the acting categories, and only 106 of those were people of color. Only 30 nominees in the Best Actor and Actress categories were black. In the Best Actress Category, 10 of the characters played by black women were poor or low-income. Seven had absent or incarcerated husbands, boyfriends or fathers. Check out all the sad, sad details in the clip above.
May 22, 2019