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Diversity in Hollywood

Lauren Duca

It's Time For Straight White Men To Give Someone Else A Turn In Hollywood | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.14.2015 | Entertainment

Hollywood is so overpowered by straight white men that it feels like a Tea Party convention at a country club in Connecticut. There are more strai...

Tavis Smiley: My Conversation With Dr. Darnell Hunt on Diversity in Hollywood

Tavis Smiley | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

In this clip, Dr. Darnell Hunt, the director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA, explains why more people of color are needed in Hollywood's executive suites.

Hollywood's Diversity Problem Starts At The Top, UCLA Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.02.2015 | Latino Voices

Hollywood’s diversity problem is far from shocking. Over the past few years, studies have highlighted the profitability of diverse casting and the l...

A New Era for Asian Americans in Starring Roles

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment
Jimmy Nguyen

As more Asian faces star in American entertainment projects, they communicate an important message to everyone watching: Asian Americans are capable of playing any role -- not just on camera, but also in life.

This Oscar Dress Infographic Makes Hollywood's Diversity Problem Painfully Obvious

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.22.2015 | Style

For people who love fashion, there are few events more exciting than the Oscars. Hollywood's most glamorous night of the year guarantees the most epic...

Carolina Moreno

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey' Star On Why The Film's Leads Are ‘Extremely Brave' | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.13.2015 | Latino Voices

Somewhere amid the incessant lip-biting and erotic scenes that push the limits of its R rating, the highly anticipated “Fifty Shades of Grey,” Sam...

Why Millennials Don't Care About the Oscars: Hollywood's Diversity Lack Widens Generation Gap

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Mellini Kantayya

While potential moviegoers may share a penchant for idiosyncratic white men and tortured geniuses, they may also enjoy female protagonists and films with casts of color involving themes other than slavery, civil rights, or race relations.

Barry Levinson Blames Hollywood's Diversity Problem On Our Education System

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices

Critics have been furious since the Academy Award nominations were released last week, rendering this year the whitest Oscars since 1998. Many blame t...

Carolina Moreno

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine' Star Talks Rosa's Upcoming Love Interest | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.12.2014 | Latino Voices

Stephanie Beatriz’s voice on the phone is unexpectedly sweet. She greets me with an enthusiastically high-pitched “hi” that suggests she's smili...

Rosie Perez Says Latin Hollywood Told Her Not To ‘Rock The Boat'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.17.2014 | Latino Voices

Rosie Perez has always been a vocal advocate for Latino representation in the entertainment industry -- something she says Latin Hollywood wasn’t ke...

I'm Blond, Blue-Eyed And The Face Of Hollywood Diversity

Tessa Blake | Posted 12.06.2014 | Women
Tessa Blake

Casually, I think most Americans would agree that there should be equal representation behind the lens. And I don't suspect a high-level Hollywood conspiracy. No racist or sexist villains lurking in the halls of power, twirling their mustaches. Honestly, I think dudes are comfortable with other dudes, so they hire them.

Post-Diversity? No. Even With a Black President

George Alexander | Posted 12.01.2012 | Media
George Alexander

Total inclusion within our society without regard to race, gender and sexual orientation is an ongoing battle. Yeah, we've come a long way, baby, but we've got a mighty long way to go.

LOOK: What's Wrong With This Picture? Hollywood Reporter Cover Lacks Diversity

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.31.2012 | Latino Voices

With Emmy nominations on the horizon (July 19th), The Hollywood Reporter (THR) hosted an Emmy roundtable panel with six talented actresses: Claire...

Sitting Down with Victoria Rowell

Chie Davis | Posted 01.01.2012 | Black Voices
Chie Davis

Former Young and the Restless actress, New York Times best-selling author and activist, Victoria Rowell discusses her work and gives a tour of her fabulous home.

Ten Minutes With: Sharon Lawrence

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

Each year, women from all over the world travel to Los Angeles in the hopes of fulfilling their creative ambitions, and in 1992, Sharon Lawrence was o...