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Sony Hack Reveals Hollywood's Acceptance Of White Privilege : Code Switch : Npr

The Rev. Al Sharpton (left) and Marc <a href=kim kardashian hot pics Morial, president of the National Urban League, speak to reporters after they met with Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal on Dec. 18.' /> Mark Lennihan/AP After meeting with Pascal, Sharpton said, "The climate and environment of Hollywood only confirms the type of language that was used in those emails." At a post-meeting news conference, a coalition of civil rights groups pledged to work with her and Sony. Sharpton also tweeted that the emails "show a cultural blindness," though he didn't call for Pascal to step down. What these emails really reveal is how little Hollywood is willing to challenge the basic structures, practices and thinking that make it such a white-dominated industry. This seems to happen even when there's evidence that breaking down those walls will actually make better films and more money. Consider the Golden Globe award nominees. Last year, thanks to films kim kardashian shoe collection like 12 Years a Slave, Gravity, Captain Phillips and Kim Kardashian Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, there were a wealth of nonwhite actors, actresses, directors and screenwriters nominated for top awards in film.
Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/12/26/371716376/hollywoods-acceptance-of-white-privilege-revealed-by-sony-hack?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr

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