Academy Of Motion Pictures President "Disappointed" Over Diversity IssueAmid calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards over its all-white acting nominees and Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith both announcing they would sit out this year's ceremony, the academy's president said it was time for major changes — and soon.
Calls For Boycott Of Oscars Grow Over Diversity Of NomineesCalls for a boycott of the Academy Awards are growing over the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' second straight year of mostly white nominees, as Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith each said Monday that they will not attend this year's ceremony.
Gov. Scott Hopes Florida Withstands Talk Of BoycottCritics of the state's "stand your ground" law and Saturday's acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin hope to make Florida pay.
Cuban Exiles, Politicians Call More Severe Punishment Of GuillenThe Cuban exile group Vigilia Mambisa has spent the morning protesting outside the new Marlins Park in Little Havana over the controversial comments about Fidel Castro made by manager Ozzie Guillen.
Something Extra: Twitter Censorship RevolutionHillary Clinton spoke of the "Freedom to connect" as a new tenet of American diplomacy last year. The Secretary of State made her comments about the importance of freedom on the Internet after social media became a weapon for democracy and fueled the Arab Spring.