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How “Philadelphia” Has, And Hasn’t, Changed How We See AIDS

Twenty-five years after Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington headlined the first studio movie about a gay man with AIDS, screenwriter Ron Nyswaner talked with BuzzFeed News about the film’s lasting impact — and what scene he still wishes had made the final cut.

"Selma" Star David Oyelowo Speaks Out Against Hollywood's Ingrained Racism Problem

"We, as black people, have been celebrated more for when we are subservient, when we are not being leaders or kings or being in the center of our own narrative driving it forward," said the actor, who was surprisingly not nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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