#OscarsSoWhite creator on Oscar noms: 'Don't tell me that people of color, women cannot fill seats'

January 14, 2016 8:01 PM

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When April Reign started using the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite on Twitter last year, she didn’t know that it would become the massive rallying cry for increased diversity that it has. She was just trying to articulate her dismay.

“It happened because I was disappointed once again in the lack of diversity and inclusion with respect to the nominees,” said Reign, a former attorney and managing editor of BroadwayBlack.com. “And we see, despite all of the talk since last year, nothing has changed, and it looks even worse this yea...

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