A Critique of Chris Rock’s Oscar 2016 Monologue

Chris Rock’s Oscars monologue could have been so much for an Academy Awards Ceremony that is seeped in controvery, with celebrities boycotting from left to right: Jada Pinkett Smith for #OscarsSoWhite, and the only Trans Nominee ANOHNI for transgender rights and..global capitalism?

But no, the African-American host for the controversially white Oscars was unapologetic, and balked at his chance at really drawing out and unifying the theme of the scattered boycotts and social media attention.

Is Hollywood racist? Is Hollywood racist?
You know, that’s a…you gotta look at it the right way.

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