- If we're not being shown a world as diverse as the one we live in in the media, we're not seeing the whole picture.
- #OscarsSoWhite? It's really about #HollywoodSoWhite.
- "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise": First Film on Writer and Activist Chronicles an Extraordinary Life
Parker Molloy, UpWorthy
February 23, 2016 | The University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism just released the Comprehensive Annenberg Report on Diversity in Entertainment.
The report comes with a bunch of really helpful charts and other graphics that show how Hollywood's makeup is out of step with the general population.
Why does that matter?
Parker Molloy: I wear many hats. I'm a writer, blogger, intersectional feminist, and Chicagoan, who doesn't think people should legislate what others do with their bodies. My hobbies include chipping away at the patriarchy, fighting transphobia, and taking naps.
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To Make the Oscars More Diverse, Let’s Adopt Football’s Rooney Rule, Carrie Rickey, TruthDig
- Voluntary steps to include more people of color and women should be a priority throughout the entire Hollywood system of moviemaking, from studios’ executive ranks to casting.
- Yet another #OscarsSoWhite
"Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise": First Film on Writer and Activist Chronicles an Extraordinary Life, Amy Goodman, Rita Coburn Whack, Bob Hercules, Colin Johnson, Democracy Now!
In a Black History Month special, we remember the life and legacy of the legendary poet, playwright, civil rights activist, Maya Angelou. Now, for the first time, a documentary chronicles her remarkable life.