Leading black artists in America have held their own awards ceremony to celebrate talent they say is going unrecognised by the organisers of the Oscars.
The All Def Movie Awards night was held largely in response to a row over a lack of diversity at the Academy Awards, ITV News correspondent Nina Nannar reports.
The rapper Ice Cube said the event was intended as a celebration - but struck out at the Oscars as he said "tonight is our night".
You know I don’t think you should worry about somebody else’s event, you should worry about your own event.
They will do their thing on Sunday, but tonight is our night.
The award will be broadcast on Sunday night, putting them squarely up against coverage of the Oscars.
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FC Rostov midfielder Guelor Kanga has been banned for three matches and fined £600 by the Russian Football Union after reacting to racist chants.
The Gabon international flashed his middle finger at a section of Spartak Moscow supporters who subjected him to monkey chants during yesterday's 1-1 draw in the Russian Premier League.
Kanga's punishment was handed out for what the RFU has described as an "insulting gesture to fans." Spartak Moscow have also been fined £830 for the behaviour of their supporters.
Earlier this season, former Blackburn Rovers and QPR defender Chris Samba, who now plays for Dynamo Moscow, received a two match ban after reacting to racist abuse in a similar fashion.
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Male unskilled manual workers born between 1960 and 1979 are one of the most likely groups to admit being racially prejudiced, according to research by BSA (British Social Attitudes) data published by The Guardian.
Racial prejudice by generation:
Since 2002, people born between 1960 and 1979 - known as 'generation X' - and people born before 1939 increasingly identify as prejudiced, according to the research.
This compared to those born since 1980 – generation Y – and people born between 1940 and 1959, who have seen prejudice levels fall since then.
Racial prejudice by occupation:
Nearly a third of people in Britain admit to being "racially prejudiced" according to research carried out by The British Social Attitudes survey.
The survey, published by The Guardian, questioned more than 5,000 people across the UK and found that the proportion of people who say they are racially prejudiced has risen overall since 2001.
It suggested that racial prejudice has returned to the level of 30 years ago and found that older men in economically deprived areas are most likely to admit to racial prejudice.