Billy Bob Thornton in FX's Fargo, an adaptation that works by lifting the tone of the film, not the story. Matthias Clamer/FX hide caption

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A joke Stephen Colbert made on his show last week was retweeted by Comedy Central. The joke — shorn of its context because, well, Twitter — sparked an online firestorm, and the hashtag #CancelColbert. Comedy Central hide caption

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The Mexico-born, Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o was one of several artists of color to collect awards during Sunday's Oscar ceremony. She won the accolade for best supporting actress. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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