Nicki Minaj is right: Women of color rarely get awards recognition

Nicki Minaj is trying to make a point

On Tuesday, the Pinkprint rapper tweeted her disappointment about not getting an MTV Video Music Award nomination for "Anaconda" or "Feeling Myself," her song featuring Beyoncé. She started off by cheekily asking MTV if she had missed some kind of deadline for consideration before explaining how she really felt. Black women, she tweeted, regularly influence pop culture but "are rarely rewarded for it."

And she has a huge, unfortunate point. Outside...

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