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FEB 24, 2014 - Huffington Post

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The Diversity Gap At The Academy Awards Is As Hugely Discouraging As You'd Expect (INFOGRAPHIC)

Whether in the arts, politics, TV, movies, or theater, it seems we cannot escape the staggering lack of diversity that exists all around us. Since the inception of the Emmy Awards in 1949, for example, no woman of color has ever won an award for Best Actress in a Drama Series. Only 10 percent of Best Actress award winners at the Tony Awards have been women of color. And although 50 percent of Americans are female and more than 35 percent are non-white, 100 percent of U.S. presidents have been male and only one has been a person of color. Now, with the Academy Awards looming, Lee & Low ... Read More

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