I Don't Know Why I Keep Expecting More From the Oscar Noms

Instead of progress, the Academy is doubling down on its worst impulses.

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'Tokenism is a Band-Aid, not progress. The Academy told us white, male stories matter. Someone needs to tell them they’re not the only stories that should.' OscarNoms

Instead of progress, the Academy is doubling down on its worst impulses.

Jan 14, 2020Jeff KravitzEvery year, I tell myself I won’t let the Oscar nominations affect my health. And every year, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominates the token slave narrative, and ignores women in the directing category, or

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