"HAIR LOVE" WINS THE OSCAR KAREN RUPERT TOLIVER TALKS POLICING OF BLACK HAIR W/TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT
Posted By: Tanisha LaVerne Grant on February 11, 2020 |
Chicago native Matthew Cherry wins Oscar for short animated film 'Hair
Matthew Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver's Oscar win is perfect for BLACK HISTORY MONTH!
The film was beloved by fans on social media for telling at once a universal story about parental love and a tale specific to black experiences. It earned raves from celebrities like Jordan Peele, Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, Issa Rae (who lent her voice to the film as Zuri’s mother), Yara Shahidi, and Gabourey Sidibe, who are among the short’s many, many producers.
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