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#OscarsSoWhite that they waited until the think pieces came out to decide how they felt about this.

If you've been near the Internet or a TV today, you probably heard that the Oscar nominations were announced. As it does every year, the conversation quickly turned to the question of who got snubbed. There was a lot of consensus around two major snubs: 1.) The LEGO Movie, and 2.) all non-white people (and women, but society can only handle talking about either race or gender at any given time). Within hours, the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite took off, and defined the discourse for the day. Twitter user, attorney and digital media consultant @ReignOfApril is credited with starting it.