“After announcing the 2020 Oscar nominations on Monday, the Academy is being criticized for its mostly white nominees and overall lack of diversity.
“People were upset that a number of nonwhite actors were snubbed for their performances this year, despite having been recognized and nominated for Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice, and Screen Actors Guild awards.
“The snubs included Awkwafina in The Farewell, Jennifer Lopez in Hustlers, Eddie Murphy in Dolemite Is My Name, Lupita Nyong’o in Us, and Jamie Foxx in Just Mercy, among others. Queen & Slim director Melina Matsoukas was also snubbed.
“Cynthia Erivo, who played Harriet Tubman in Harriet, is the only nonwhite actor nominated.”
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