#OscarsNotSoRacist This Time Around

moonlight.pngThe day has come for all movie lovers, the announcement of nominees for one of the biggest and most famous awards in the film industry, The Academy Awards or Oscars as its known.

Last year major discussion highlighted a lack of racial diversity among the nominees in major categories, which consisted of all twenty of the acting nominations and four out of five directors being Caucasian. Prompting racial equality activist and former attorney April Reign to tweet about the snub of non-Caucasian’s for nominations, creating the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite.

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