OPINION: Representation matters at the 2019 Academy awards

February 16, 2019

It’s the middle of award season and the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences released the list of its nominations for the Oscars. What has people talking is the nomination for 2018’s critical and commercial success “Black Panther” for Best Picture. It’s a comic book movie being acknowledged by the academy after years of fans wanting comic book films to be nominated.