Arts & Culture: The Oscars’ “Whitewash,” Nate Parker’s ‘Birth Of A Nation,’ & More

2016 Oscar NomineesApril 11, 2016 – Segment 2

We look at the controversy over what has been called the “whitewash” of the Oscars.  With: Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday; Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities; and Kalima Young, Instructor at Towson University and University of Maryland College Park.

Written by Marc Steiner

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