Academy Awards

While it’s great to see Black actors and filmmakers being acknowledged with Academy Awards and other accolades (congratulations to Lupita Nyong’o and “12 Years A…

The Academy Awards ceremony is one of the most watched by people around the globe just like the Grammy’s and Super Bowl. The is the Super Bowl of Actors and Actress who have done their best in the past year. These people that win the Oscar Award most likely go on to make huge amounts […]

I was so proud to watch Octavia Spencer win the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “The Help.” After shining in multiple side roles, she is finally being recognized. “The Artist” won Best Picture of the year. Meryl Streep took home the Best Actress award for her role in “The Iron Lady.” […]

Black women were well-represented at the Oscars last night thanks to The Help cast mates and critically-acclaimed actresses Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis and their…

With the Oscar’s taking place this Sunday, and “The Help” receiving 3  nominations, we take a look back at black female Oscar winners and nominees…

According to, Eddie Murphy is confirmed to host the 84th Academy Awards in February of 2012. While Hollywood doesn’t seem interested in balancing the lack of Black representation on the big screen, the Academy is happy to have us host the awards show. The Oscars will be the first time Murphy has taken the […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)135 North Grand Avenue When: April 10, 1972 What: For his composition of the “Theme from Shaft,” the man behind the “Stax records sound” was awarded the Academy Award for Best Original Song, becoming the third African-American, after Sidney Poitier and Hattie McDaniel, to win an Oscar. «  PREVIOUS […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Kodak Theater 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA When: March 5, 2006 What: The Memphis rap group earned an Oscar for Best Original Song for their contribution to the Hustle & Flow movie soundtrack. The film starred Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, who performed the Three […]

When Whoopi Goldberg won her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for ‘Ghost’ back in 1991, she was high as a kite, according to TMZ. Whoopi dropped the bombshell during a voice-over recording session for the film ‘The Pagemaster’  in 1992, yet the footage hasn’t been seen by the public until now! Paris Hilton Denies Saying Black […]

The lack of Oscar nominees for people of color, at the recent Academy awards, continues to spark the discussion about the portrayal of Black people in media. Related Article From NewsOne : Past Black Oscar Nominees And Winners [Photos] Recently, the ladies of Sistah Talk TV featured their hot topic on TV One’s Cathy Hughes […]

With the Academy Awards happening on Sunday, everyone is scrambling to get in their two cents about who should take home an Oscar statue. In a hilarious video, the Mike Tyson gives famed movie critic Leonard Maltin his Oscar picks


We are STILL applauding Bmore’s own Mo’Nique for walking away from the 2010 Academy Awards with an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Precious. Join Mo’Nique on Thursday night for her BIG Oscar Party! Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson stops by and from the Oscar nominated film “The Princess and the […]