"A nomination for DuVernay would have made history, making her the very first African-American woman nominated for Best Director. In addition, she would have been the fifth woman ever nominated. The Motion Picture Academy has been handing out awards for excellence for 86 years, and only four women have ever been nominated. Eighty-six years. Four women," writes Jezebel alum Dodai Stewart on Selma director Ava DuVernay's ridiculous Oscar snub. Read the full article here.


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