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Rock solid: host’s comments on diversity outshined awards at Oscars ceremony

Chris Rock at the Academy Awards | TNS

By Britnee Meiser / Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

Sunday night’s 88th annual Academy Awards ceremony was a night of firsts. Industry professionals started the ceremony’s first boycott over the #OscarsSoWhite controversy — which host Chris Rock returned to again and again throughout the night. The academy also nominated a woman for adapting he...

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