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2017 OSCARS: Victory for the #OscarsSoWhite Campaign

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This year’s nominations for the 89th Academy Awards show that social media campaigns and boycotts do work.   After two years of a lack of diversity with the Academy’s nominations, this year the Oscars are not so white. The recognition of black actors highlights the Academy’s progress. For the first time in the Academy Awards’ history there is a black actor nominated in every acting category.   This year Denzel Washington was nominated for Best Actor for his role in Fences.   Washington's co-star, Viola Davis, was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for Fences.   Ruth Negga was nominated for…

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