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Academy Member Anika Noni Rose Opens Up About #OscarsLessWhite And This Year’s Nominees

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Did you see those Academy Award nominations?! Slow. Clap.

This year, the list of African-Americans recognized for their work in film is stellar. If you missed it just take a look HERE. For the first ever, Black folks were considered in ALL of the acting categories and Black women dominated the Best Supporting Actress category. Seriously, all the feels.

With excitement at an all time high, actress Anika Noni Rose, who is a member of the voting Academy, stopped by for #HHConvos and revealed how she felt about this year’s Oscars nominees and the resulting hashtag #OscarsLessWhite. Let’s just say she’s happy the hashtag wasn’t #OscarsSoBlack.

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