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01/26/2016 03:43 am ET Updated Jan 26, 2016

Variety Tackles #OscarsSoWhite Problem With 'Shame On Us' Cover

"As the cover line states, we are all to blame. Let's act!"
The cover of Variety on Jan. 26, 2016, tackling the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations.
Variety
The cover of Variety on Jan. 26, 2016, tackling the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations.

One of the film industry's leading publications is taking on the lack of diversity in the Oscar nominations in a cover story to be published in Variety today.

Although the article itself isn't online yet, Claudia Eller, the magazine's co-editor-in-chief, unveiled the "SHAME ON US" image on Twitter late Monday night. 

"Tomorrow's cover on Diversity crisis will be a must read," she wrote. "As the cover line states, we are all to blame. Let's act!"

The lead story will be written by senior film reporter James Rainey and awards editor Tim Gray

For the second year in a row, no people of color were nominated for any acting awards, prompting calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards ceremony and spawning the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag. 

On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled a set of changes to its membership that it hopes will lead to greater inclusion

 

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