In which Amy talks about sexism/racism at the Oscars. I had to film this yesterday because today is going to be a bit hectic. Anyways, this video’s just to get the discussion rolling; here’s some links to some people who are 1000000x more informed on these issues/actually know what they’re talking about:

Michael Coard: http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2012/01/24/oscars-racist/

bell hooks: http://books.google.com/books/about/Reel_to_Real.html?id=hRtGzesft_AC

random tumblr that has some pretty good infographics: http://racismstillexists.tumblr.com/post/28816737901/representations-of-black-people-in-film

19 Feb 13 @ 8:33 am  —  reblog
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    Some interesting thoughts, and important stuff to think about. Do you think the Oscars are fun, and yet problematic in...
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    Amy dropping some realness about the Oscars.
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