Black makeup artists and hairstylists want more access, representation in Hollywood.
For the first time in #Oscars history, an all-Black producing team has been nominated for Best Picture for #JudasAndTheBlackMessiah . The producing team behind @JATBMFilm includes @IAmCharlesDKing , who spoke to @CBSMMiller about how he's working to transform Hollywood.
Judas and the Black Messiah: a Hollywood sta davvero cambiando qualcosa
Black Hollywood is small. Like a small village. When you think about it, there’s really a handful of us working actors, writers, HODs, crew, directors in a massive industry. One absence devastates. Chad loomed large among us. We will miss him, never forget him, love him - always.
North Hollywood, California: (St. Paul’s Lutheran church) This man hangs a "No Trespassing" sign on a tree in front of a young black woman sitting on the grass simply studying on church property. He adds "All lives matter" & more...
“240 lbs. Black Man stomps out Hollywood Honcho” would be the headline the next day. (5/cont.)
I’ve now been congratulated by non-black folks in Hollywood 11 different times about my direction of HARRIET and QUEEN AND SLIM. When I share that I didn’t direct those films, that they are made by black women directors who are not me? Nervous chuckles. Apologies. This place...
“I wanted to be an actor ever since I was a kid in the second grade. I did a play, and my mother made a black apron, and I played a shoemaker. After the performance, [my father] gave me my first Oscar: an ice cream cone.” -Kirk Douglas Goodbye to a Hollywood legend.
Today is #BlackWomensEqualPayDay which highlights the hard fact that Black Women in America have to work 599 days to make what white men get in 365 days. Black Women are paid 39% less than their white male counterparts. This is true in every industry. Hollywood included.
The cast of #BlackPanther have announced The Black Panther Scholarship! This scholarship will reward one student from The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program with a $250,000 full-ride to Loyola Marymount University: