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I’m sitting down to watch (and live-tweet) the #Oscars, and Black talent and stories may take the night. Like a lot of things happening right now, signs of progress are also signs of just how far we have to go. (1/6)
For every #Moonlight that illuminates the breadth and depth of Black lives, and for every #JudasandtheBlackMessiah that tells the truth about racism in law enforcement and politics, there are a hundred movies and TV shows doing just the opposite. (2/6)
Tonight, I’m looking forward to celebrating Black art and artists like @ViolaDavis, #JudasAndTheBlackMessiah, and of course the late, great Chadwick Boseman. But in addition to celebrating the best, we must also challenge the rest. (3/6)
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My biggest lesson from #SelfMadeNetflix, the series "inspired by" my @MadamCJWalker bio? Historians & biographers must be in the writers' room from jump. In this time of racial reckoning we need their knowledge, credibility & authenticity #ChangeHollywood
To keep the op-ed to 1100 words, I had to leave out a lot. Here are some of the sections: I wrote On Her Own Ground as a corrective to the erasure, distortion and out right lies about Black people that were in the history books and movies of my youth.
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Hollywood has a history of racism … Excluding Black talent, silencing Black voices, derailing Black careers, and propping up policing and injustices…

Hollywood, break the pattern it’s about that time !! #ChangeHollywood
We are all accomplices in this fight to transform Hollywood.

Our power is beyond measure. Our stories shift culture. S/O to real ones @ava @kendrick38 @tessathompson_x @WeBldPwr for their calls to action. "The industry won’t change on its own!" - @rashadrobinson #ChangeHollywood
Power moves only. Answer the calls with commitments to #ChangeHollywood:

1. Divest from Police
2. Invest in Anti-Racist Content
3. Invest in Black Talent & Careers
4. Invest in Black Communities

And to US✊🏾: Commitments are coming. Keep the faith. Keep organizing.
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