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Ruth Negga: 5 things to know about the Oscar nominee
Ruth Negga is nominated for her first Oscar this year for her role in “Loving,” the true story of real-life couple Mildred and Richard Loving and their fight to invalidate laws prohibiting interracial marriage in the 1960s. For Negga, a win for best actress would be both validation and a way to
Oscar Nominations 2017: Snubs and Surprises
This year's crop of Oscar nominees couldn't look more different than last year. It seems Oscar voters and the Academy got the message after they were widely criticized for not having any nominees of color in the acting categories in last year's Oscars, inspiring the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. So the
Golden Globes 2017: Stars React to Nominations
The nominations for the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced early this morning. And although some stars might still be sound asleep, other celebs are celebrating. Mahershala Ali, one of the stars of "Moonlight," which earned six nods overall, woke up to the news that he was nominated in
Ruth Negga Stirs Oscar Buzz With New Film 'Loving'
Ruth Negga's captivating performance in the new historical drama film "Loving" has Hollywood buzzing. The film is based on the true story of real-life couple Mildred and Richard Loving, who fought to invalidate laws prohibiting interracial marriage in the 1960s. Negga was recently a guest on ABC's
Ruth Negga Stirs Oscar Buzz, Talks New Film 'Loving'
Negga appears on "Popcorn with Peter Travers" to talk about her role in the new Jeff Nichols film and about how she launched her acting career.
Jack McCain Reacts To Old Navy Ad Controversy
The son of Arizona senator John McCain tells those making a fuss over the retailer's interracial family ads to "eat it."
Supreme Court Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban
In a close 5-4 decision, the nation's highest court ruled that the constitution's 14th amendment requires states to allow marriage between same-sex couples.
Same-Sex Couples Waste No Time in Virginia
Happy couples filled Virginia courthouses as the state began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Gay Marriage: One Step Closer to the Supreme Court? Here's Why Virginia Matters
Though the Supreme Court issued a major opinion concerning gay rights in 2013, it has so far sidestepped the issue of whether states can ban gay marriages. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling today striking down Virginia’s strict marriage laws brought the issue one step closer...
Meet the Women Behind the Supreme Court’s Controversial Affirmative Action Decision
Behind the scenes of every controversial Supreme Court decision are real people: Homer Plessy, of Plessy v. Ferguson . Oliver Brown, of Brown v. Board of Education . Mildred Loving, of Loving v. Virginia. And this week’s landmark decision was no different. The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on