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Kevin Hart Steps Down from Hosting Oscars

The Academy gave Hart the ultimatum to apologize or step down over past homophobic tweets. But the Academy has its own issues it needs to face.

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Comedian Kevin Hart tweeted on Tuesday that being selected to host the 2019 Oscars was the "opportunity of a lifetime." On Friday, Hart said that he was stepping down over past anti-gay tweets.

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Kevin Hart Creates Scholarships, Showing Support for HBCUs

"I just wanted to do my part in providing opportunities for our future leaders," Hart said.

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart, the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP), and the United Negro College Fund have partnered to provide scholarships for 18 students to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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Chris Rock at the Oscars: Hollywood is 'a different type of racist'

Chris Rock pulls no punches, Stacey Dash has an awkward moment and a company confuses Whoopi Goldberg for Oprah Winfrey.

By Sheryl Estrada

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Comcast's Chief Diversity Officer Talks 'Race' at Screening

The Jesse Owens' biopic "Race" offers lessons in overcoming obstacles.

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