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  • Academy Initiates Changes Geared To Overhaul Membership, Governing Body

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    Within moments after the Academy Award nominations were announced on January 14th, 2016, a backlash against the lack of ethnic diversity represented in the nominees began.  Within days, prominent public figures from Reverend Al Sharpton to actress Jada Pinkett Smith where urging people to join them in a boycott the Oscars. As statements were bantered back and forth, with prominent members of…

     

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