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'On Their Shoulders': Mike Colter talks 'Luke Cage' and why he doesn't consider him a black superhero
In celebration of Black History Month , "Good Morning America" presents “On Their Shoulders,” a series featuring actors, musicians, athletes and newsmakers who share tributes to those who paved the way for them. Mike Colter believes that everyone is "a product of your environment." The star of
'The View' co-host Whoopi Goldberg's biography
Whoopi Goldberg is among an elite group of artists who have won the Grammy (“Whoopi Goldberg”), the Academy Award (“Ghost”), the Golden Globe (“The Color Purple” and “Ghost”), the Emmy (as host of AMC’s “Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel” and a Daytime Emmy for “The View”) and
Rolling Stone's Peter Travers and Walt Hickey of FiveThirtyEight Countdown Top Oscars Moments
ABC News' Amna Nawaz visits AMC 84th to chat with the film critic and writer about their favorite speeches in Oscars history.
Academy Awards Diversity Controversy Draws in More Celebrities
"The View" co-hosts talk about the latest stars weighing in on diversity issues surrounding this year's Oscar nominations.
Academy Awards Nominations Continue to Lack Diversity in Top Categories
The criticism about the lack of diversity in nominations continued for a second year after the Academy Award nods were announced Thursday in Hollywood. The hashtag #OscarsSoWhite was revived from one year ago when critics and social media commentators noticed that not one person of color was
See 'Gone with the Wind' Set Inside Old Georgia Barn
Classic film fans will have to travel to the South to get a look at one of the most famous Hollywood movie sets of all time. Tara, the plantation from the 1939 film " Gone with the Wind ," isn't on display on a Hollywood back-lot, but is actually broken down into thousands of pieces of lumber and
'12 Years a Slave' Makes History at the 2014 Oscars
This is the first time that a film by a black director has won best picture.
Throwback Thursday: Black History Month Pioneers
Now for special edition a throwback Thursday honoring black history this morning we look back at black artists who hadn't made not only valuable contributions to their community but whose talent and served as a catalyst for change from pop culture to advancing the evolution of modern American
'Devious Maids' Criticized for Portrayals of Hispanics
ABC News’ Daisha Riley reports: “Devious Maids,” a new television series produced by actress Eva Longoria, hasn’t even premiered yet but it’s already drawing heavy criticism from people who say it shows Latinas in demeaning stereotypical roles. “There probably wasn’t a Latina in the country...
Feb. 29: 'Gone With the Wind' Sweeps Oscars 1940
1940 First African American Actress to Win an Oscar Actress Hattie McDaniel won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at the 1940 Academy Awards. McDaniel played the role of the sassy maid “Mammy” in the film adaptation of “Gone With the Wind.” McDaniel received...