Skip navigation

Tag Archives: David Oyelowo

'Selma' Star David Oyelowo Accuses Academy of Favoring "Subservient" Black Roles (Video)

Black performers have been singled out for awards “more for when we are subservient, when we are not being leaders or kings or being at the center of our own narrative,” David Oyelowo, who stars as Martin Luther King, Jr. in Selma, said Sunday during an appearance at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. (See video at the bottom of this post.)

Read with Video

The Hollywood Reporter