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The Oscars were Sunday and while there were a number of Black people nominated there is still work to be done. Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with April Reigin who created the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag. Reigin believes that her hashtag is still very relevant because the issue is not Black and white. She would like […]

The Oscars were last night and while there were some well deserved wins, Sybil thinks they got one big one wrong. Green Book won for best picture, Sybil says it was a good movie but not “best picture.” She feels like Black Panther should have won, and if they said “Wakanda for everyone” it may […]


It’s been nearly two weeks since fans of “The View” last saw Whoopi Goldberg fire off her opinion about the hot topics of the day. And as each new day passes without her, viewers’ concerns continue to grow. Inquiring minds want to know… WHERE is Whoopi?! Joy Behar noted on the show on Feb 6, when Goldberg was first […]


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has responded to criticism they received from a slew of notable filmmakers in an open letter slamming reports that the awards for cinematography, editing, hair and makeup, and live action short would not be broadcast live. Hollywood icons Spike Lee, Quentin Tarantino, Seth Rogen, Martin Scorsese, Spike Jonze, Ang […]

The little guy with the big jokes, Kevin Hart has thought about and now, once again, has decided against hosting the Oscars. More on that shortly. But en route to that decision, Hart had to deal with heat from newscaster Don Lemon. Friday night on his “CNN Tonight” broadcast, Lemon shared his thoughts on the hubbub surrounding Kevin Hart and […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he’ll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the Academy Awards. Hart had backed away two days after being named host last month when some homophobic tweets he had made a decade ago resurfaced. But DeGeneres urged him to host the […]


On Monday, Dec. 10, the hosts of The Real discuss Kevin Hart stepping down as host of the Academy Awards over previous tweets against the LGBTQ community. Co-host Loni Love shares her views as a comic and says she thinks Hart should have taken a “step up,” instead of a step down. Love said: As a comic, I think all of […]

  Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Tonya Lewis Lee, the wife of legendary filmmaker Spike Lee, about their plans to boycott this year’s Oscars in light of the lack of diversity this year. “Spike received a lifetime achievement in November and we were looking forward to going and supporting Chris who is a dear friend of […]

People could not stop talking about how well Drake did hosting the 2014 ESPYS. It makes sense. Drake isn’t just a rapper/singer. He was once…