The debate "Whites were nominated at the awards and blacks need to stfu and stop crying racism for everything" was started by
January 21, 2016, 6:26 pm.
28 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 46 people are on the disagree side.
That might be enough to see the common perception.
It looks like most people are against to this statement.
danielle posted 2 arguments, Firplius posted 2 arguments, TheControversy posted 1 argument, ReadyToBegin posted 2 arguments to the agreers part.
Tania posted 2 arguments, reece posted 2 arguments, josiah posted 1 argument to the disagreers part.
AngryBlogger, starsnclovers, aftermath, duelist1, danielle, Firplius, sabrina, TheControversy, ReadyToBegin, oscar90000, thenbamatrix, mandala, mohasan and 15 visitors agree.
reece, progressive, Tania, Jahni97, josiah, Fettywap100, DiamondPerfect, NaggingNut, Cato, MitchellKags, Peacegiver, SalonY and 34 visitors disagree.
please rephrase your words in proper understandable english.
really. if your going to argue something at least give it some background information
okay. this is an interesting case and definitely should have been presented in a more mannerful fashion.
Maybe the black actors weren't as good as the white actors. That's something to think about. If you are a black actor and complain that only the whites get nominated. Move to Africa and you'll probably get nominated for something. Or maybe you'll cry and yell racist or something because you aren't as good of an actor.
So this is interesting. Certainly some blacks should have been nominated. There was some racism in the academy's decision. But most of the blame falls on the racism of Hollywood
That is what I always think about. Lmfao. Somehow that's fair because they are black and need that cultural protection
are the people boycotting not aware that they have their own entire awards show that white people arent even invited to.
There is an interesting article in the Economist about race and the Oscars which goes through some basic statistical analysis of nominations and wins. If finds that there are problems with all minorities being underrepresented, not just black people.
It doesn't talk about specific movies that were passed over, but this year there were several such as Creed, Beasts of no Nation and Concussion that should have at least been considered.
When you need to show somebody something is racist, it's best not to say something about race being the determining factor in acting. Name a terrible actor who won, and maybe race could be argued. Name an amazing actor that lost and the odds are larger. Generalizing bullshit shuts people's ears and doesn't help. Recent movies suck, its all about money and hype. The Martian was a good book, but the movie, didn't it get designated something it wasn't worth, or win something it shouldn't?
white people doesnt really good in acting.not much type of expression they can act.ONLY good in ACTING COOL...!
black havent won just because of Racism.
name a black actor that should have gotten an award. also name the award and the actor who got it.
Maybe the black actors weren't as good as the white actors. It's based on performance, not the color of your skin.
actually Reece what I meant was the reasons that no black people have won an award isn't because of race it's juts because they haven't won simple! thats what I meant by a coincidence! there are plenty of great black actors and actresses out there but there are more white ones! that's not racist that's just the way it is!
may I suggest Reece you stop taking peoples argument so personally. you tend to anger very quick and instead of debating just yell your opinion :) just a suggestion....
This was a sad year for movies in general. Nothing thrilling, maybe star wars but at this point claiming coattails and copy paste would be fair. Of course the movie selection wasn't fair, have you seen polls in regards to other things? People's votes don't matter in general, the people with money determine who ends up on Time magazine and so on. However, corruption doesn't always mean racism. Can people suggest who or what deserved rewards instead, and go from there?
You call not winning at least ONE award at a majority Caucasian based event a 'coincidence' ? ..lol wow ..you have a lot to learn in life if you really BELIEVE that that was a coincidence lol
Blacks are so used to being cut out of everything so the moment they see that they are not involved in things like The Oscar's the automatically think it's racism because of the way society has treated white people from blacks. So why wouldn't they think they are being racially discriminated. Sometimes when it comes to the colour of skin in matters because of the preception society has put forth and generations of being discriminated against.
I agree, there are plenty of great black actors out there but its nothing to do with race why they haven't won, just coincidence!!