#OscarsSoWhite Twitter reacts to absence of a black Oscars nominee

The nominees for the 2016 Academy Awards is out! And no black actor was nominated. Check out Twitter reaction to the absence of nominations.

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Leonardo DiCaprio at the 2016 Golden Globes play Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated in the Oscars 2016 "Best Actor in a leading role" category (Getty Images )
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Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, actor John Krasinski, Ang Lee and Guillermo del Toro announced  the 88th Academy Awards nominations today, Thursday, January 14, 2016.

Following the announcement, Twitter has reacted to the absence of a black actor or movie on list.

play Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Michael Fassbender battle for "best actor in a leading role." (Twitter)

 

Check out Tweets with the hastag #OscarsSoWhite

 

 

 

ALSO READ: CHECK OUT FULL LIST OF OSCAR 2016 NOMINEES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Tweets coming.

After the 2015 Oscar nominations, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite also trended on Twitter, which led to  Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs addressing lack of diversity at the Oscars.

READ : CHECK OUT DATES FOR 2016, 2017, 2018 ACADEMY AWARDS

Rock, who hosted the awards for the 1st time in 2005, will work alongside Regina Hedlin, the event's new co-producer, who also directed the pilot of his series, 'Everybody Hates Chris.'

The 87th Oscars which was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, took a 16% decline in the ratings.

The upcoming edition is scheduled to hold at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on February 28, 2016.

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