TL;DR Minorities in Hollywood are underrepresented on every front
February 26, 2015 12:47 PM   Subscribe

"We don't want them to see diversity as a burden or a moral obligation. We want them to see it as a business imperative."
UCLA’s Bunche Center for African American Studies has released its 2015 Hollywood Diversity Report: Flipping The Script [PDF]. The Hollywood Reporter has the exclusive story (with lots of sidebars.)
posted by Room 641-A (3 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite

How about a moral imperative?
posted by sfts2 at 5:43 PM on February 26, 2015

"Audiences, regardless of their race, are clamoring for more diverse content," says co-author Ana-Christina Ramon

This to me is the more interesting statistic. I think we've all known for some time that Hollywood pretty dramatically prefers to use white actors--but the idea that audiences do not prefer this? I would not have taken as a given.

Also, woohoo Bunche Center! Go Bruins.
posted by librarylis at 8:26 PM on February 26, 2015 [1 favorite]

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