#OscarSoWhite: lack of black awardees at the Oscars

Following ongoing criticism for the dominance of white actors and actresses at the Academy Awards in recent years, Luca Arfini explains why this bias is so prevalent, and discusses what steps are being taken to address it.

The most discussed theme of this famous night, maybe after Leonardo Di Caprio’s belated win, and the widespread comic viral posts about his difficulty in reaching this goal, is for sure the presumed racism of the Academy Awards.

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