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Hollywood leaders applaud sweeping film Academy changes

Hollywood leaders applaud sweeping film Academy changes

Hollywood industry leaders are cheering the latest efforts to diversify the overwhelmingly white and male cast of Oscar voters. 

Following widespread outcry over the dearth of nonwhite acting nominees, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 51-member board of governors responded to the pressure on Friday with a series of sweeping changes.

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