And we should be contacted.
So when I hear that black talent was overlooked for Oscar nominations this year, something in me wants to respond like Claude Rains in Casablanca: "I'm shocked, SHOCKED..."
In other words, it ain't just branches of The Academy in Hollywood that's overlooking. It's been done before.
Follow Mike Sargent on Twitter -- @MikeOnScreen. Watch him weekends on Arise TV's Arise On Screen. Follow that show on Twitter -- @AriseOnScreen. If you're in the New York tri-state area, watch Arise TV on Time Warner Ch. 92 or Verizon Ch. 481. The show airs here and overseas. It streams online. For more info, go to the website: www.arise.tv. Look for past shows on YouTube.
Arise On Screen is now in its second year. Please tell the TV columnists.