Hollywood

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REPORT: Hollywood Still Needs More People of Color On and Off Screen

Key findings from the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies’ new report on representation and erasure in television and film.

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Viola Davis Earns First Walk of Fame Star of 2017

“My life is good,” Davis said at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony. We agree.

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Issa Rae: Black TV Characters 'Don't Get to Just be Boring'

The “Insecure” creator and star addressed Hollywood’s pigeonholing of Black characters’ stories in a new Fast Company Q&A.

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Eight of Hollywood's 'Fierce Asians' Share Tales of Industry Racism

Constance Wu, Margaret Cho, Ken Jeong and more Asian-American performers and directors offer words of caution and inspiration in a new Mashable article.

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WATCH: Kerry Washington and Aziz Ansari Trade Racist Casting Horror Stories

The two stars were paired for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series.

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READ: Constance Wu, B.D. Wong and Other APIA Actors' Thoughts on Hollywood Whitewashing

Hint: They’re not fans of racist erasure. 

John Cho Thinks #StarringJohnCho 'Was Fantastic'

In a new interview, the “Star Trek” and “Selfie” star discusses racism against Asian-Americans and the anti-Whitewashing hashtag campaign that featured his name.

#StarringConstanceWu Is Officially A Thing

This new hashtag, inspired by #StarringJohnCho, imagines the “Fresh Off The Boat” star in top Hollywood films. 

#StarringJohnCho Reimagines Hollywood Blockbusters With Asian-American Lead

The website and social media campaign places the “Better Luck Tomorrow” and “Selfie” star in posters for well-known films with White leads. 

Jussie Smollett, Eva Longoria and More Spill the Hard Truths About Discrimination

Several Hollywood performers and creators who aren’t straight White men tell all in a new piece from The New York Times.

STUDY: The Oscars Aren't the Only Thing That's #SoWhite About Hollywood

A new study finds that the entire industry falls short when it comes to reflecting the real America.

'Fresh Off the Boat' Star Hudson Yang on Asian Americans on Television: 'We're Making Our Mark'

The 12-year-old actor spoke to Hyphen Magazine about Asian-American representation in television. 

#TBT to Chris Rock Talking S**t about the Oscars...A Decade Ago

“Ben Affleck got a Oscar, and Morgan Freeman got a Oscar—are they equal?” 

Ava DuVernay on Race and Why Hollywood Won't Let Directors of Color be Great

“Any film that you see that has any progressive spirits that is made by any people of color or a woman is a triumph, in and of itself.”

ICYMI: Ava DuVernay Has Some Clutch Advice For Making It in Hollywood

Hint: It’s exactly what you think it is. 

Viola Davis, Anthony Anderson, and Other Artists of Color Highlighted in 67th Emmy Nominations

The nomination pool is notably diverse this year as compared to previous ones, reflecting changing demographics on the American small screen.

Watch What Happens When You Cut Films Down to Non-White Speaking Roles

Dylan Marron’s new series, “Every Single Word,” does just that to devastating affect. 

Taraji P. Henson's Big Year Just Keeps Getting Better

The Oscar-nominated actress got more big news this week.

Michelle Rodriguez Defends Her 'Stop Stealing White People's Superheroes' Comment

She says people of color to develop their own mythologies within Hollywood.

The Jokes Were Mostly Bad And Sometimes Racist: #OscarsSoWhite Recap

Did you expect anything less?