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'Creed' co-writer Aaron Covington on Oscar boycott: 'It's doing a lot of good'

'Creed' co-writer Aaron Covington on Oscar boycott: 'It's doing a lot of good'

As a writer, Aaron Covington knows a thing or two about fights. And the co-writer of the boxing hit "Creed" thinks the current battle over Oscars diversity is a fight worth having.

Within the entertainment industry, "I think there's a lot of unfair treatment," Covington said at a panel Wednesday night sponsored by the Committee of Black Writers at the Writers Guild of America, West. "We're knocking down doors every day, with every movie."

This was the second annual Committee of Black Writers panel, although this one arrived at a particularly charged moment. The lack of any persons of color among the major Academy...

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