It’s been 13 hours since Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman were robbed of their Oscars for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and I’m just as furious as when it happened and I don’t see my rage dissipating any time soon! But here is your Pop Culture Fix because I’m not mad at you.
'Thank you to our ancestors who put the work in, were denied, but never gave up.' — Watch the moment that two Black women made history by winning the Academy Award for best hair and makeup in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom'#oscars pic.twitter.com/vvNZ9gZnsi
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) April 26, 2021
+ From Autostraddle’s Editor in Chief:
No seriously, I know we all get on this little silly app and make our little silly jokes about the Oscars. But turning Chadwick Boseman into a literal object for swag bags and then NOT honoring the talent of his life’s work and craft is actively and systematically violent.
— Carmen Phillips (@carmencitaloves) April 26, 2021
+ Over at Bloody Disgusting — Cat People: Society’s Tethering of Queer Sexuality & Identity
+ Were you one of the ten gazillion people watching and yelling at Shadow and Bone on Netflix this weekend? Well: Kit Young on Jesper and how Shadow and Bone handles queerness.
+ Five MILLION people viewed this last night.
+ In conclusion.
— ka (@yarasalver) April 26, 2021