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WHAT HAPPENED TO DIVERSITY AT OSCARS?

January 27, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

Despite the fact that last year’s Oscars presentations featured several non-white and female nominees, this year’s list of top nominees conspicuously excludes them. While last year’s winner for best film went to The Hurt Locker, which was co-produced by Kathryn Bigelow, who also won a best director Oscar for the film, not one woman was […]

SUBWAY SINGER A SENSATION ON “AMERICA’S GOT TALENT”

June 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A 53-year-old woman who told judges on NBC’s America’s Got Talent Tuesday night that she had earned her living for the past 20 years singing in New York subway terminals received a standing, cheering ovation from the studio audience and a bounty of acclamations from the judging panel after her performance of the 1961 Etta […]