After Sony’s embarrassing email hacking scandal laid bare Hollywood’s deep-seated race problems, civil rights leaders have formed a diversity committee to address the issue, Deadline reports. SEE ALSO: Top 10 Tweets from the Brothersphere—New for 2015 The group has met three times to develop a set of recommendations it plans to present to Sony Pictures Entertainment […]


The New York Daily News is reporting that an unnamed producer raised questions about casting two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington in films dependent on foreign box office returns because the moviegoers there tend to be racist—that is, they don’t support African American leads in movies. SEE ALSO: Eric Holder On Race: ‘We, As A Nation, […]

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  The Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition held a meeting Thursday with Sony executives, including company co-chair Amy Pascal, discussing possible diversity initiatives. RELATED: Kevin Hart’s Perfect Response To Sony Email Links “We want to empower African-American Actors/Actresses, camera men/women, producers and directors,” PUSH wrote in a press statement. “We want to increase participation for companies […]


  Responding to a widening scandal in the wake of leaked emails from Sony that referred to him as a “whore,” actor and stand-up comedian Kevin Hart delivered the perfect response in an Instagram post Thursday. SEE ALSO: Hacktivists Expose Alleged Racist Sony Emails About Obama, Kevin Hart “Knowing your self worth is extremely important people…I worked […]

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Activist hackers have exposed a bigoted email exchange between Sony Pictures co-chairwoman and a top Hollywood producer, underscoring how America’s racial divide is not just limited to encounters between Blacks and law enforcement. It also extends to the nation’s boardrooms, and business, political and cultural sectors. SEE ALSO: Fla. Professor Resigns After Saying Obama Turning […]