#OscarsSoWhite founder scolds TV and Emmys for ‘not doing enough’ for diversity
April Reign, the Twitter activist who created the #OscarsSoWhite campaign calling for more diversity in Hollywood, is not happy about Monday night’s Emmy Awards, asserting in a series of tweets Tuesday that TV is “not doing enough” despite the self-congratulatory tone of the awards show.
“If you can count on one hand the number of people from a particular marginalized community that were on @TheEmmys stage last night, and still have fingers left over? You’re not doing enough. Especially w/ the shows on TV today,” Reign scolded.
And cutesy emojis, like one of two tuxedo-clad men, one black and one white, won’t cut it, she said. (read more)