Oscars 2015

Selma Director Says Hollywood's Not Lining Up for Black Protagonists

Ava DuVernay on the highs and lows of making Selma.
03/15/2015

Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar Dress Stolen From Hotel Room

Update: thief returns the $150,000 Calvin Klein pearl gown.
02/28/2015

Vogue Names Zendaya Academy Awards’ Breakout Style Star

The star wowed in her long locs and Vivienne Westwood gown.
02/25/2015

Shonda Rhimes Hated Lady Gaga's Oscar Performance

Called the singer's version of the musical hit "not okay."
02/25/2015

Larry Wilmore Calls Giuliani's Obama Comments 'Racist'

The Nightly Show host says ex-mayor is a "colossal prick."
02/24/2015

Lack of Diversity Yielded Lowest Oscar Ratings in 6 Years

Black audiences bailed on the telecast.
02/24/2015

Commentary: The Assimilation of Hip Hop at the Oscars

"Glory" win was a bright spot at the "whitest" awards show.
02/23/2015

No Surprises at Academy Awards; Black Twitter Boycotts

John Legend and Common win for Best Original Song.
02/23/2015

Common, John Legend Win Oscar for Best Original Song

The duo wrote "Glory" for Best Picture nominee Selma.
02/22/2015

National Action Network Calls for Boycott of Oscars

Civil rights group demands more diversity among voters.
02/22/2015