There's a big problem at the Oscars that got these women singing.
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A few facts you should know to put the video in context:

There are 26 people nominated for best director, best screenwriting (both adapted and original), and best cinematography. All of them are men.

Yep. Not one single woman.


Even worse, there are three other categories not mentioned in this video that don't have female nominees: sound mixing, visual effects, and original score.

One of the singers mentions that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is 93% white and 76% male. That is very, very sadly true — and those statistics are recent, calculated as of February 2014 last year. The average age is also 63.

If you would have liked to see the Academy Awards give the spotlight to more women in these categories, share this post.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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