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Oscars Chief: Hollywood Abuses Being 'Jack-hammered Into Oblivion'

The president of the group that hands out the annual Oscars declared on Monday that some of the worst abuses in the movie industry were finally being "jack-hammered into oblivion." John Bailey, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, told more than 200 Oscar nominees that the Academy was working hard toward a greater diversity. The Oscars, the highest honors in the movie business, have been criticized in recent years for excluding people of color from...

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