Jada Pinkett Smith Sparks Oscars Boycott Due to Lack of Diversity

Due to the lack of diversity in this years Academy Awards among the nominees, actress Jada Pinkett Smith and filmmaker, Spike Lee have annoucned they will be boycotting the Oscars this year. Spike Lee announced on Instagram that he and his wife will not be attending the event, along with a explanation. The Academy’s president, Cheryl Boone addressed the lack of diversity issue last week. She “did admit that the Academy’s efforts at embracing diversity are moving far too sluggishly.”

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