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NAJEE’S NOTES: 89th Academy Awards is black night at the Oscars

Black night at the Oscars, more commonly known as the 89th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, honored the best films of 2016 Feb. 26 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. I called it black night at the Oscars because of the historic number of black Oscar winners. Read More…

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Activists credit boycott for drop in Oscar ratings

LOS ANGELES — The National Action Network plans to establish a Hollywood diversity committee soon to work with the movie industry to develop more movie projects that feature people of color, the network’s local political director said this week. Najee Ali said the group would initiate meetings with studio heads to ensure more projects are Read More…