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This Day in Black History: Feb. 29, 1940
Hattie McDaniel becomes first African-American to ever win an Academy Award, winning for her role a...


This Day in Black History: May 3, 1948
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Black couple's effort to buy a home despite objections b...


Gone With the Wind Prequel Aims to Give Life to Mammy
"Ruth's Journey," an upcoming prequel to "Gone With the Wind," will center on the life and times of...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 26, 1952
Actress and the first Black Oscar winner Hattie McDaniel dies....


Whoopi Goldberg Blasts Newspaper for Black Oscar Awards Snub
The View co-host criticizes reporting snafu on the air.  ...


Mo’Nique Gets Bumped into Dramedy Cast
The Oscar winner will return to the big screen....


'Precious' Makes History at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards
'Precious' makes history at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards....


And The Nominees Weren't
And The Nominees Weren’t... A look back at outstanding performances by Black actors that Oscar over...


Commentary: The Oscars Are So White That...
Hollywood seems to reject Black actors when they play strong African-American figures....


Commentary: Hollywood’s Complex Relationship With Black Actors
Why do the Oscars spotlight the same images of African-Americans?...


Commentary: Olivia Pope, Annalise Keating and Cookie Lyon Are Not Your Therapists
Why social agendas kill art....


Whoopi: Lack of Black Oscar Nominees Not a Trend
Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that the lack of black nominees in major categories of this year's A...