The 2020 Oscars will still be ‘so white’

After the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ efforts to increase diversity in its voting body seemed to yield positive results. So why are the 2020 nominations so disappointing?

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In a year in which creative and original stories featuring artists of color received critical praise and connected with viewers, it’s a shame that they are not being recognized alongside films and performances that feature mainly white actors.
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The Acade(me) Awards

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I wanted to be a whole slew of firsts, and initially, I found my dream to be a tribute to my tenacity. It was, for a time, what I wanted most out of a career in the industry. And then #OscarsSoWhite happened.
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