Oscars celebrities speaking out against racism: Travon Free, Regina King and Tyler Perry. Photos: CWH, @tylerperry/Instagram
Oscars celebrities speaking out against racism: Travon Free, Regina King and Tyler Perry. Photos: CWH, @tylerperry/Instagram

What did the Oscars 2021 say about race? Tyler Perry, Regina King and others stood up to prejudice at the watershed 93rd Academy Awards

  • Travon Free, who won best live action film short with Martin Desmond Roe for Two Distant Strangers, quoted James Baldwin, urging viewers not to be ‘indifferent’
  • Mia Neal had a message of hope for women of all races when she received the award for make-up and hairstyling in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Oscars celebrities speaking out against racism: Travon Free, Regina King and Tyler Perry. Photos: CWH, @tylerperry/Instagram
Oscars celebrities speaking out against racism: Travon Free, Regina King and Tyler Perry. Photos: CWH, @tylerperry/Instagram
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