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Lack of Diversity Generates Oscar Controversy

The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released a statement, her second in two years, addressing the lack of diversity among Oscar nominees. In her statement Monday, Cheryl Boone Isaacs said she was "heartbroken and frustrated” about the lack of inclusion of African-Americans and other minorities among this year’s nominees. Her address came after actress Jada Pinkett Smith and filmmaker Spike Lee announced their decisions to boycott this year’s...

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