The next 28 February held the most important film awards and the most anticipated: the Oscars. But the controversy is already served because of the lack of diversity in nominations. And is that for the second consecutive year, the 20 nominees for categories of interpretation, are all white. How not, has this topic become protagonist of social networks under the hastag of protest #OscarsSoWhite.

This sign of protest several actors and actresses have joined as Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett Smith with several tweets or the comedian and host of the Gala, Chris Rock, who have complained publicly and have even threatened to boycott the awards.

In 2014, it was thought that Hollywood left aside the inequality of their industry when the film 12 years of slavery (2013) won the Oscar for best film, best screenplay and best supporting actress, award winning Lupita Nyong’o ‘ or. In addition, never missing debate because it is true, provided that the African-American race takes some prize, making it very dramatic stories and very intense racial tensions.

This year, to name a few, have been left outside film Straight Outta Compton, N.W.A rap group history, just nominated for best screenplay, or interpretations of Michael B. Jordan in Creed, Will Smith in the truth hurts (Concussion), Samuel L.Jackson Los 8 hateful or John Boyega in the new installment of Star Wars. In addition, there is a latino in the list of applicants.

This protest has finally come to the point, that the President of the Academy, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, It has issued an official statement expressing his frustration about the lack of diversity in the awards Oscar.

A pity, that at this point, the people of color recognize you their great performances and professional accomplishments so rarely.

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