'I made this film for one reason, with the hope of creating change agents'
One of the nation's sharpest black satirists has found himself at the heart of the #OscarsSoWhite storm
Amid the familiar (white) liberal handwringing, there is also something more profound and potentially punchier going on
"All I was trying to do is to address the issues of inequality of opportunity in the industry for women as well"
The academy president is a trailblazer for black filmmakers. It’s a shame the awards she presides over haven’t kept up
The announcement comes amid controversy over the lack of diversity within the industry
You still have a month to catch up on the eight nominated movies and cast your own verdict
The actress has been nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the film '45 Years'
'The demographics of America and this business are changing. The Academy’s going to evolve. So I’m not really worried about it.'
'Change is not coming as fast as we would like. We need to do more, and better and more quickly'
Not one black actor has been nominated in the main Oscars categories
"We are rarely recognized for our artistic accomplishments. Should people of color refrain from participating all together?"
The actor called on those who attend next month’s award ceremony to do so in 'black face' in protest
The Academy's diversity has failed to improve this year, with not a single black actor nominated amongst the 20 slots available.
Our predictions based on who we want to see earn nods are in, and there's a few more 'out there' suggestions
Films that have triumphed at other awards ceremonies, been nominated the most and had the critics raving are hot bets