'Selma' Academy Awards snub fuels 'Oscars so white' criticism

January 15, 2015 10:14 PM

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For only the third time since 1998, all 20 Academy Award acting nominees are white.

That and the fact "Selma" director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo were not nominated in their respective categories sent journalists hurrying to their keyboards and others to Twitter, where #OscarsSoWhite became the top trending topic in the U.S. on what, coincidentally, would have been Dr. Mar...

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