Mary J. Blige (left) and Mudbound director Dee Rees on the set of the film. The singer has been nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actress and best original song for her work on Mudbound. Photo: Steve Dietl/Netflix

#OscarsSoWhite creator April Reign on the Oscar nominations and why #BlackPressMatters

April Reign is encouraged by progress made on diversity in Hollywood but says ‘there is much work still to be done’, and opens a new front with call for media to hire more from marginalised communities

Topic |   American films

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Mary J. Blige (left) and Mudbound director Dee Rees on the set of the film. The singer has been nominated for an Oscar for best supporting actress and best original song for her work on Mudbound. Photo: Steve Dietl/Netflix
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