Viola Davis

#OscarsSoWhite might not be solved after all

#OscarsSoWhite might not be solved after all

Did the 2017 Oscars signal the beginning of a more diverse Hollywood?

By many accounts, yes. “Moonlight” won best picture and the film academy rewarded more African American actors and filmmakers in more categories than it ever had in a single year.

But just two months before 2018’s Oscar nominations are announced, the projected representation of diversity on film’s biggest night is complicated, at best. The talk around Hollywood is that the 20 acting nominees could be all white once more.

“It looks like there is a lot more work to be done,”...

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