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Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing
Hollywood's diversity problem beyond 'Selma': Asian, Latino stories are missing

It's Oscar time, when conversations about racial diversity in Hollywood usually focus on one color: black. The critically acclaimed historical drama “Selma,” produced by Oprah Winfrey, garnered only two nominations: best picture and best original song. The omission of David Oyelowo, who played Martin Luther King Jr. in “Selma,” among best actor nominees is as glaring as Ava DuVernay's omission from the best director list. She would have been the first black woman nominated in that category. That “Selma” was snubbed by the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences — whose membership is 94% white, 77% male, with a median age of...

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