Posts Tagged: entertainment

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#BAFTABlackout: Protesters line red carpet in diversity row

Written by Ade Onibada   15/2/16 The peaceful demonstration, organised by the Creatives of Colour Network, tieS into the #OscarsSoWhite debate over ...
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Why the BBC must get diversity right in 2016

Written by Kurt Barling   7/2/16 The BBC’s Royal Charter is due to expire at the end of this year and Professor of Journalism Kurt Barling argues ...
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UK’S FIRST DEBUT LEAD ROLE DISABLED ACTRESS WINS L.A. MOVIE AWARDS AND JOINS OSCARS DIVERSITY DEBATE

LONDON (February 1st 2016) With the lack of black actors causing boycotts at this year’s Oscars; criticism of leading men like Eddie Redmayne ‘cri...
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Barbie just got a makeover and is now a whole lot more diverse

Written By:  Joseph Patrick McCormick   28/1/16 Iconic doll character Barbie is getting a full-on diversity makeover for 2016. The doll has often be...
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Chris Rock has rewritten his Oscars opening monologue to reflect diversity debate

Written By: Sarah Deen   24/1/16 Chris Rock is rewriting his opening speech for the Oscars to include the #OscarsSoWhite debate. The comedian has app...
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George Clooney attacks film industry’s lack of diversity: ‘We’re moving in the wrong direction’

Written By: Andrew Buncombe 20/1/16 Amid growing calls for a boycott of this years Academy Awards because of the failure to nominate a single non-wh...
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The new Men in Black film is getting a Woman in Black

Written By: Natalie Jamieson 24/11/15 The upcoming reboot of Men in Black is throwing some gender equality into the mix. “There will be a promin...
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Spike Lee: ‘We need a serious discussion about diversity in Hollywood’

Written By: Amy Blumsom   16 November 2015  Spike Lee called for more diversity in the film industry in an 18-minute-long acceptance speech. Spike ...
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UK TV directors ‘lack diversity’ says ‘shocking’ report

A “shocking” report has revealed only 1.5% of UK television is made by directors of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) origin. The Di...
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RainbowMe Brings Much-Needed Diversity To Children’s Entertainment