Here it begins folks it is November and you know what that means, Its awards season, most importantly not just any award season it's Oscar season. However i feel like some rightful shake ups might happens this season with these particular films: Moonlight, Fences, Loving, Hidden Figures. The reason i believe these films will shake up the race if La La Land does not sweep the race. There are three reasons i believe these films and the actors and actresses of color in them will not be snub this year, but before i go into that lets explore a little history of the past two years and a few passed snubs and compare performances according to the academy.
Past Winners and Snubs
In the past and the two years that just past especially the oscars have recently and rightfully been criticized for nor not only including all white nominees in most of their categories. this was not only been a major problem for the film industry for two years now but more importantly misleads the movie going audience and demonstrates the hard truth about hollywood and the entertainment industry as a whole when it comes to actors and the actress of color and the roles they get nominated for. Although in the past years before this contiversity there have been black nominations and winners such as Denzel Washington,Jamie Foxx, and Forest whitekaer. There have been unequally a number of Oscar snubs from far better actors who were not placed in dehumanizing roles of a maid, a slave, or a playing a real life individual. However the snubs that have been produced is not only very problematic but also demonstrates the politics of hollywood and how studios generally do not push for black actors in the Oscars unless they are a slave or a maid. There have been many attempt to have diversity in the academy but as time and time again there seems to be a routine on who is nominated and how long actors need to wait to get their award and it usually leaves out People of color for the most part.
The reason the