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USC study finds minorities are still scarce in Hollywood
USC study finds minorities are still scarce in Hollywood

With the success of "12 Years a Slave," "Fruitvale Station" and "The Butler," 2013 seemed like a banner year for African Americans in film. But a new study indicates that the movie business still has a long way to go when it comes to representing America's diversity on the big screen. On Tuesday, USC's Annenberg school released a study that found just 26% of speaking roles in film went to minorities last year. The study, which analyzed 3,932 characters, revealed that Latinos had only 4.9% of those parts, even though they represent 16.3% of the population. "2013 was not a banner year — it was business as usual," said Professor...

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