Oscars So White: Lack of Diversity in the Entertainment Industry
There have been increasing calls to diversify the creative and entertainment industries. In 2015 the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite went viral in response to the lack of diversity in the nominations and prompted industry wide discussions on the issue. But it’s not just on screen where a lack of diversity is problematic, behind the scenes there are still significant inequities. Free the Work is an organization that advocates for under-represented creatives. Daisy González is a content specialist with Free the Work, and Pamala Buzick Kim is the Executive Director of the nonprofit that is focused on equitable representation behind the lens.
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