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occupyallstreets:

FACT: 94% of Academy Award voters are white, 77% are male.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group that votes for the Oscars, is nearly 94 percent white and 77 percent male, according to a Los Angeles Times study published Sunday. Blacks are about 2 percent of the academy, and Latinos are less than 2 percent.

In some sub-branches the racial disparities are even higher. The executives and writers groups, for example, are 98 percent white. And all of this year’s five nominated directors are white men, and none of the 21 producers of the nine best picture nominees is a person of color.

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Wow.

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    How can they not know that this isn’t okay?
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    “I don’t see any reason why the academy should represent the entire American population. That’s what the People’s Choice...
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    Ain’t that some shit.
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    This is my surprised face
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    oh dude I can do that too! 90% of statistics are made up ON THE SPOT.
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    In addition to the obscene racial and gender disparity, don’t forget the fact that people under the age of 50 only make...
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