Tell the Academy: disclose your diversity numbers

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has had 87 years to figure it out — to nominate, award, and affirm the value of artists of color — and still can’t seem to get it right. As a result, over the course of nearly a century’s worth of Hollywood films, 88-99% of all Academy Award winners have been white.

The AMPAS has a diversity problem; illuminating that problem is the first step. Demand they officially disclose their diversity numbers, and take substantive steps toward becoming a more inclusive organization. More...

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