‘The Birth of a Nation’: Oscar Contender Already?

It’s been over a month since Chris Rock got on stage at the 2016 Academy Awards to give his (hilarious) opening monologue that centered on the Oscars lack of diversity within its nominations. For now it seems as if all the negative publicity the Oscars received from the #OscarsSoWhite movement has died down, but if the 2017 nominations cease to recognize black filmmakers and actors/actresses the protests will likely rear its’ head again next January . Though, I have a feeling that won’t be the case.

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Click the link below to read the rest of the article over at FlyPaper Magazine

‘The Birth of a Nation’: Oscar Contender Already? |@natesgordon

 

(Photo Credit: Elliot Davis – http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/2016/01/26/the-birth-of-an-anti-racism-challenge.html)

 

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