The Oscar nominees are in: Will this year’s Academy Awards be another Oscars So White night? Diversity in Hollywood seems to be expanding, but apparently, it doesn’t apply to Latinx people. How are Hispanics and Latinxs fighting back for representation? Plus, Nancy Pelosi on "RuPaul's Drag Race," the return of "Queer Eye," Jay-Z receives a GLAAD media award and more!
- Michael Jeffries, associate professor of American studies at Wellesley College. Follow Michael on Twitter.
- Rachel Rubin, professor of American studies at University of Massachusetts Boston.
Stories we discussed in this week's roundtable:
- New York Times: After #OscarsSoWhite, Hispanics Seek Their Hollywood Moment
- SPIN Magazine: Jay-Z to Receive GLAAD Media Award for “Smile”
- E! Online: RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Guest Judges Include Nancy Pelosi (Yes, For Real), Vanessa Hudgens, Tituss Burgess and More
- E! Online: Queer Eye Returns: See the Heartwarming First Trailer for the Netflix Reboot
- New York Times: Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Fantasy Fiction, Is Dead at 88
- Vox: Is HQ Trivia a modern reinvention of the game show or a glitch-filled scam?
- Deadline Hollywood: ‘Black Panther’ Poised To Pounce On B.O.: Advance Ticket Sales Beating ‘Captain America: Civil War’
- USA Today: Neil Diamond thanks fans for 'outpouring of love' after Parkinson's diagnosis