• Oscars diversity rules: Progress or patronizing?

    The Academy Awards will require Best Picture nominees to meet certain diversity requirements starting in 2024. Will the rules improve representation or are they an empty gesture?

  • Viola Davis’s message to white women: ‘Get to know me’

    But Davis does see a path forward: empathy and becoming educated on one another’s experiences.

  • Spike Lee dismisses Trump's 'racist hit' tweet

    Spike Lee has responded to President Trump’s assertion that the director’s speech during the Academy Awards was a “racist hit.”

  • Trump bashes Spike Lee for 'racist hit' on him at Oscars

    President Trump on Monday lashed out at Spike Lee after the director urged viewers to vote him out of office during Sunday night’s Academy Awards.

  • Trump supporters rip Hollywood, gleefully celebrate #Oscarfail

    Hours before the Academy Awards were presented Sunday, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee compared watching the Oscars telecast and its expected political speeches from Hollywood stars to getting a colonoscopy. Nah,” Huckabee tweeted. “Think I’d rather have a colonoscopy.

  • Resistance Report: Democrats win a key local race — is the turnout a sign of things to come?

    On Saturday, Democrat Stephanie Hansen won a special election for a key state Senate seat in Delaware, ensuring that her party controls the upper legislative chamber. Now, a Democrat winning a Democratic-leaning state Senate district wouldn’t normally be all that newsworthy, but given that the Democrats’ first step toward rebuilding nationwide involves an urgent need to stop losing ground, a heavily contested win that maintains the status quo is being seen by those looking for signs of revival as a green shoot after a long winter.