Filmmaker Spike Lee attends the premiere of “Chi-Raq” at the Ziegfeld Theatre, in New York. On Monday Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith called for a boycott of the Academy Awards in February over the Oscars’ second straight year of mostly white nominees.
Filmmaker Spike Lee attends the premiere of “Chi-Raq” at the Ziegfeld Theatre, in New York. On Monday Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith called for a boycott of the Academy Awards in February over the Oscars’ second straight year of mostly white nominees. Charles Sykes Invision/The Associated Press
Filmmaker Spike Lee attends the premiere of “Chi-Raq” at the Ziegfeld Theatre, in New York. On Monday Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith called for a boycott of the Academy Awards in February over the Oscars’ second straight year of mostly white nominees. Charles Sykes Invision/The Associated Press

Lewis Diuguid: Lack of diversity in Oscar nominations sign of larger exclusion problem in U.S., world

January 19, 2016 11:39 AM