Another year, another Academy Awards race controversy. And again, it’s over the lack of minority representation in the major categories: not a single person of colour has been nominated in any of the acting or directing categories, while major titles like ‘Creed’ and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ have been largely shut out. But it’s hardly the first time the Oscars have struggled with the issue of equality. Exploring the history of the Oscars, here are ten milestones on the road to #OscarsSoWhite.
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