Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Time to tune out the ‘white Oscars’

Let’s talk about the only thing that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, that’s the group that picks the Oscar nominees and winners, understands: Dollars and cents. African-Americans spend more, in fact far more, dollars proportionately on Hollywood films than any other segment of the film-going public. Here’s the figures based on a Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Not another white Oscars telecast

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, that’s the group that picks the Oscar nominees and winners, faces its first big test on Jan. 14. That’s the day that it will announce who its members have nominated for this year’s Academy Awards. It’s a big test for a good reason. A year ago the Read More…