Tag Archives: Chris Rock

29Feb/16

A look at Oscars best moments

Comedian Chris Rock transforms the 88th Academy Awards into a biting racial commentary.

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26Jan/16
Collective punishment, Boycott, Civil disobedience, Community organizing, Academy Awards, Boycotts of Israel, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Oscars, Los Angeles

African-Americans told to tune out Oscars

Los Angeles activists urge viewers to boycott Oscars by tuning out until Academy implements change.
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23Jan/16
gil robertson

A Hollywood insider view on the Oscar diversity issue

Hollywood industry insiders, Gil Robertson, the President of the African American Film Critics Association, and Stephen Galloway from The Hollywood Reporter give their take on the diversity issues surrounding the Academy Awards

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19Jan/16

Spike Lee, Pinkett Smith boycott Oscars, Academy promises more diversity

Director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith vow to boycott the Academy Awards ceremony after black actors are shut out of the nominations. The Academy says it needs to do more to promote diversity.

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19Oct/15

Comedian Eddie Murphy honoured in DC

(REUTERS / WETA WASHINGTON, D.C. / MT PRIZE PARTNERS J.V.) – Comedian Eddie Murphy was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
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