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Oscars 2019: Beyond the stats, why diversity matters

  • Written by Dorinne Kondo, Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity and Anthropology, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Barry Jenkins' 'If Beale Street Could Talk' has been nominated for best adapted screenplay at the 91st Academy Awards.Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

With the Academy Awards approaching, the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative released its most recent report on diversity in Hollywood.

It documented an upward trend toward equality: The number of...

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