Tuesday, March 01, 2016

How white are the Oscars?

For most of the past 15 years, the Academy has largely judged what has been put in front of them: minority actors land 15% of top roles, 15% of nominations and 17% of wins. Once up for top roles, black actors do well, converting 9% of top roles into 10% of best-actor nominations and 15% of the coveted golden statuettes, a bit above their share of the general population.

It is Hispanics and Asians who are underrepresented; not blacks.


 There's a lot more in this article, so read the whole thing.

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