The Black & White

Academy Awards continue to exclude minorities

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Erin Bockenstedt, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016

For the second year in a row, all 20 of the nominees for acting categories in the Academy Awards are white. All of the directing nominees are men. This has become a sad pattern by the Academy, although perhaps the Academy isn't completely to blame. Perhaps we need to look to Hollywood as a whole, which...