#OscarsSoWhite is back as Hollywood makes a hash of it again

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#OscarsSoWhite is back as Hollywood makes a hash of it again

April Reign’s viral call for diversity in 2015 has made an unwelcome return with the 2020 nominations

AFP

April Reign remembers precisely where she was in January 2015 when she launched the #OscarsSoWhite movement with a simple, offhand tweet.

“I’d love to have a sexy story that I was sitting in a board room ideating and strategising,” she said.

“But no, I was half-dressed in my family room, to be very frank. I picked up my phone and wrote: ‘#OscarsSoWhite they asked to touch my hair’. That was it.”..

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