Academy Searches For Black Faces Amid #OscarsSoWhite Controversy



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The Academy was recently lauded for their move to increase minority and female membership by 2020, but it seems the organization doesn’t think they are doing enough.

Page Six reports that the Oscars are desperately searching for Black faces to color the presenters list a little bit more.

Domino, Domino, only spot a few blacks the higher I go.

According to a Page Six insider, “The Oscars are looking for a black celebrity to give out the Best Picture award. Names they are talking about include Oprah Winfrey and Morgan Freeman.”

With Hollywood heavy weights bowing out of the awards one by one (Will, Jada, Spike Lee, etc) an Oprah or Freeman nod would definitely ramp up the black and brown star power.

Otherwise, this audience is going to look pretty, well, white.

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