After the public spotlight on race in the last two years, it’s nice to see some melanin in the Oscar winner lineup in 2017. Just to be clear, I didn’t watch, but I see that Moonlight won Best Picture, Viola Davis won for Best Supporting actress and Mahershala Ali won for Best Supporting Actor … [Continue reading] The Oscars – not so White?
Congratulations Viola! I shake my head that this is the FIRST time a woman of colour has received this award. I want to ask, what year is this? But Viola's speech says it all - the only thing that separates women of colour from anyone else is opportunity. And those opportunities, sadly, have been … [Continue reading] Viola Davis’ Emmy for Best Actress