#OscarsSoWhite dominates the media

By: Henry Eden ~Staff Writer~ The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Friday a series of changes and voting restrictions designed to increase both racial and gender diversity within its membership and governing board. These new rules come as a result of the enormous backlash the academy faced from fans and members alike when it was announced that for the second year in a row not a single actor of any racial minority was nominated for an Oscar. Soon after the nominees were announced, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite became a catalyst for a social media uprising. Under the … Continue reading #OscarsSoWhite dominates the media