Hollywood | The Oscars get new diversity standards for the best picture category
by Collin Garbarino
Posted 9/23/20, 11:37 pm
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences suffered embarrassment in 2015 when critics pointed to a lack of diversity in film nominations and #OscarsSoWhite started trending on social media. April Reign, the activist who started the hashtag, noted that the academy’s membership at the time was 92 percent white and 75 percent male.