Diversity in media has made progress over the past couple of years but still has a long way to go in terms of representation for people of color. There is more diversity in the heroes of Hollywood, but it’s still far from equal.
On the surface, the 91st Academy Awards appeared to celebrate diversity, but marginalized communities still got the short end of the stick Sunday night. Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened with a light, shared monologue. The holy trio of women in comedy poked fun at the host-less occasion[Read More…]
America not only lost someone many people grew up calling their “TV dad,” but a pioneer who broke down barriers and served as a positive role model for millions of fans. It is a true shame to see someone as highly regarded as Bill Cosby fall from his moral pedestal.[Read More…]
Hollywood continues to extinguish any hope for sexual harassment reform. The most notorious offender at the moment, Harvey Weinstein, is the embodiment of all that is wrong with past and present Hollywood. For decades, Weinstein was a revered figure in the film industry, having cofounded both Miramax and The Weinstein[Read More…]