Emmys

Emmy Awards historic wins

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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