Ginger Rogers didn't toe the line. She danced to her own tune to advance women in Hollywoodfor generations to come. Her message is on point today. What should women in Hollywood do to earn respect and equal pay and roles?
The stunt industry continues to be ignored by the Academy.
The answer is pretty clear and it's also pretty simple: Academy Award nominations, as well as the ultimate awarding of the Oscars themselves, should be allotted on a pro rata quota system to reflect the diversity of America and the world at large.
The Oscars are known for many odd customs and bits of superstition, but American Blacks best know the Color Purple Curse. Viola Davis was upset by the veteran Meryl Streep at the Oscars, even though Davis had won the Screen Actors Guild award days earlier.