Emmy Awards historic wins


Since the inception of the Academy Awards, and the creation of film and television itself, Hollywood has had glaring issues with its portrayal of people of color and the LGBTQ+ community. Their portrayal and dismissal of people of color which was made more visible by the #OscarsSoWhite social media movement during the 2016 Oscars season.

Recent Emmy’s remind us what proper casting can do for TV

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By ALTHEA BILLINGS One of the headlines after this year’s Emmy celebration was “most diverse Emmy’s ever”, a fact especially noticeable after the 2015 Academy Awards in which not a single person of color was nominated. Emmy host Andy Samberg stated, “This is the most diverse Emmy’s ever. Racism is over, don’t fact check me