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Oscar Winners Reflect on Diversity, the Power of Film

The annual Academy Awards, or Oscars, were presented Sunday evening in Hollywood, and addressed a lack of diversity in the movie industry, touching on the issue through humor and impassioned pleas. The Oscar presentation followed weeks of criticism that this year's nominees were overwhelmingly white. The host of the ceremony at the Dolby Theater, comic Chris Rock, tackled the controversy in his opening monologue, and Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture...

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