- Blue Telusma: Once again, Oscar nominations left out worthy performances from black people
- She says pop culture can sway societal norms and laws, and calls for viewers to skip Oscars
Blue Telusma is a Washington-based writer and editor for theGrio.com, an online site devoted to perspectives that affect and reflect the African-American community. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. Follow her on Twitter.
(CNN)Thursday morning, I received a text from a colleague that simply read "Oscars so white?" and without even taking a moment to reflect I instantly knew what that meant.