Post #20: #OscarSoWhite


Last night Chris Rock addressed the Oscar controversy regarding the lack of POC representation in the Oscars and by extension in Hollywood itself. You can see the entire monologue below:


To put it into context, see this post by Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer below.

Brandon Blackburn-Dwyer: Hollywood Should represent all of Us! The Truth of #OscarSoWhite

*New readers may wonder why I’m sharing these posts and why they’re numbered. Here’s a link to my post I’m Giving Up HATE, PREJUDICE and INDIFFERENCE for Lent.

And here are my latest 5 posts in the series:

Post #15: #BuzzWordsBeDamned
Post #16: Listen and Learn . . . 
Post #17: Comprehensive List of LGBTQ+ Term Definitions
Post #18: Discussion: Body Positivity in YA – Where’s the Love for Curvy Women?
Post #19: Beyonce in Formation

*Please remember to leave the sites I post clean. We are here to learn, not debate. Even if you disagree, we need to learn that just because we have an opinion, doesn’t mean we need to share it all the time.*

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