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Activists planning new Oscar protest

LOS ANGELES — A coalition of minority groups and civil rights activists are launching another national boycott and protest of the 2017 Academy Awards. The announcement was made Jan. 24, hours after this year’s Academy Award nominations were announced and despite the fact that six black actors were nominated for Academy Awards, an all-time high.…

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‘La La Land’ sweeps Golden Globes awards

BEVERLY HILLS — The modern musical romance “La La Land” became the darling of Hollywood’s awards season after collecting all seven Golden Globes for which it was nominated Jan. 8, including best comedy/musical, best actor for Ryan Gosling, actress for Emma Stone and best director and screenwriter for Damien Chazelle. The coming-of-age film “Moonlight,” meanwhile,…

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