Oscars So White

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Earlier this week, Jada Pinkett Smith put out a video on YouTube calling for a boycott of the Oscars ceremony. That’s because #OscarsSoWhite has been a prevalent issue with the lack of minority nominees for the awards for many years in a row. In 2015 there was no dearth of movies with highly talented actors of color, including “Straight Outta Compton,” “Beasts of No Nation,” “Creed” and “Concussion.” None of these movies were nominated by the Academy,  and that’s certainly led to a call for change, if not a boycott. Some people think the boycott idea is ridiculous because there are other, more important issues at hand involving people of color.