The Academy Awards came under fire, once again, for the lack of racial diversity among this year's nominees. There are no actors of color nominated for any of the acting awards, but Chris Rock will host.
Today, Jada Pinkett Smith to to her twitter account to express her frustration with the lack of acknowledgment for the work of non-white actors.
At the Oscars...people of color are always welcomed to give out awards...even entertain, (pt. 1)— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) January 16, 2016
But we are rarely recognized for our artistic accomplishments. Should people of color refrain from participating all together? (pt 2)— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) January 16, 2016
People can only treat us in the way in which we allow. With much respect in the midst of deep disappointment. J (pt 3)— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) January 16, 2016
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