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Oscars 2016: Black actors snubbed, #OscarsSoWhite picks up again

Among the best picture nominees were "The Revenant," "Spotlight" and "The Martian"
Oscars 2016 nominations announced 10:45

It looks like #OscarsSoWhite might start trending again this year.

All of the 2016 Oscar nominees in acting and directing categories for the 88th Academy Awardsare white, snubbing movies like "Straight Outta Compton" and "Beasts of No Nation."

Actors like Will Smith and Idris Elba, who were nominated for Golden Globes, were left off the Oscar nominees list, as were "Creed" actors (except for Sylvester Stallone), Oscar Isaac of "Ex Machina" and "The Force Awakens," cast members of "Straight Outta Compton" and Samuel L. Jackson of the "Hateful Eight."

People called foul on Twitter. Actor Henry Winkler retweeted an article pointing out that black actors and directors were shut out of the Oscars race, while Piers Morgan wrote that "Hollywood remains hideously racist."

Last year, the Academy was criticized for omitting actors of color from its nominations, particularly for snubbing "Selma's" actors and director Ava DuVernay. People are already starting to reuse last year's overwhelmingly popular hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite.

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