Diversity and Inclusion, Film and Television/Streaming

Black-And-White Emmys Reflect TV’s Narrow Ethnic View

Although the amount of African-Americans greatly increased for Emmy nominations, there’s still an imbalance in the inclusion of other cultures:  

“When cameras pan across the faces of eager, anxious Emmy Award nominees at Sunday’s ceremony, TV viewers will see a record 12 African-Americans vying for comedy and drama series acting honors. But it’s a lop-sided outcome in the struggle for diversity.

“Master of None” star Aziz Ansari, who is of Indian heritage, is the sole Asian-American to be nominated for a continuing series lead or supporting role. Not a single Latino is included in the marquee acting categories.”

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(Source: Hosted.ap.org)

Originally published: 9/12/17

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