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12k Sign Petition to Stop Hollywood's Whitewashing

Scarlett Johanssen has been tapped to play the lead in the American adaptation of a Japanese sci-fi film.

Actress Emily Rios Talks About Coming Out to Her Mexican Family

The actress says she’s proud to take on queer roles.

Video: Black Women Run Hollywood

Alfre Wooodard explains the secret.

This 'Royals' Parody Takes Aim at Race and Hollywood Typecasting

What’s it like to be an actress of color in Hollywood? Probably not that great.

Ava DuVernay: Black Film's Big Year Fueled by Indie Movement

Years of carefully cultivating black talent is leading to a big year at the box office.

No Acting Oscar in the Last Decade Has Gone to Latino, Asian, or Native American

And Oscar winners and nominees of color are less likely than their white peers to receive subsequent nominations.

Official Trailer for 'Mosquita y Mari' Released

Mosquita y Mari–the film about two Chicana teenagers growing up in Huntington Park, one of the most vibrant immigrant Latino communities in Los Angeles–now has an official trailer.

The Association of Black Women Historians Says 'The Help' is Distorted

According to the historians about the only thing that’s true in the film is that working black women in the South often labored as domestic servants in white homes.

Awkward Golden Globes: Producer Alleges Sofia Vergara Sleeps with Studio Execs. [Video]

“Modern Family” won the Golden Globe prize for best TV comedy on Sunday but the acceptance speech got a little weird when the show’s co-creator and executive producer Steven Levitan joked around by saying Sofia Vergara said studio executives made great lovers.

Octavia Spencer Wins Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress [Video]

Spencer thanked the Hollywood Foreign press for recognizing “domestics in this country, now and then” during her acceptance speech.

'Awkward Black Girl' Creator Talks Hollywood, Race and Creative Control

Issa Rae, the creator and star of the hit Web comedy “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl,” proved that if you build it, we will come. Rae talks with Colorlines.com’s Akiba Solomon about the show and her future.

Is This the Beginning of the End for a Multiracial Oscars?

Industry watchers worry structural changes mean this year’s lily white Oscar list isn’t coincidental.

Modern Family Recognized by Screen Actors Guild Award

It was one of the only awards that went to actors of color in what’s turned out to be a remarkably white awards season, even by Hollywood standards.

Asian Americans Still Largely Missing From Hollywood

Despite progress, advocates say more needs to be done to ensure fair representation on both sides of the camera.

Dev Patel: I Just Get Offered "Goofy Indian Sidekick" Roles

The Slumdog Millionaire star is still struggling to find the right roles.

Lena Horne, Legendary Singer and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 92 ?

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne, the first Black actress to sign a long-term contract with a major Hollywood studio (MGM, in 1942) and the first Black actress to be popularly accepted in roles that were as glamorous as any offered to the studio’s white singing talent, died on Sunday. She was 92.

She recalls serving, however, as “window dressing” in such films as Panama Hattie, Thousands Cheer, Two Girls and a Sailor, and Duchess of Idaho, after having refused to try to “pass as a Latin” because of her light skin color.