King: They Don’t See Us At The Golden Globes, And Yes It Actually Does Matter

Shaun King
Dec 10, 2019 - 11:19
King: They Don't See Us At The Golden Globes

As you know, the Golden Globes nominations were announced yesterday and they were extremely disappointing. At virtually every turn, Black excellence was shut out from almost every single category and despite this year having more films and TV shows directed by women than any year in film and television history, women were completely shut out of every single director category. And listen, I’m not saying Black folk or women need to be graded on a curve - that’s nonsense. Some of the best films and TV shows of the year starred Black folk and were directed by women. Here in a second I want to explain why it matters, because when we often get snubbed from these award shows, I often hear us...

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