Race and Hollywood

The Black List – 10 Years Promoting Unproduced Screenplays

The Black List – 10 Years Promoting Unproduced Screenplays

   (Photo: Jay L. Clendenin, Los Angeles Times) December 15, 2014 – Franklin Leonard’s Black List, now a Hollywood institution, marks its 10th year calling attention to strong, unproduced screenplays. The Black List developed a new way for writers to find success. To read the full story in the Los Angeles Times, Click Here.   For background information about the Bunche […]

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Race and Hollywood: Selma Nominated for Golden Globes

Race and Hollywood:  Selma Nominated for Golden Globes

December 11, 2014 – Selma makes history,  nabs Golden Globe nominations for Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, Best Performance by an Actor – Drama, and Best Song.  To read the full story, Click Here. For background information about the Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Project, Click Here. For previous posts about the Center’s Hollywood Advancement Project, Click Here. […]

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Race and Hollywood: Why Are There No Women in Late-Night?

Race and Hollywood:  Why Are There No Women in Late-Night?

(Photo:  Moviefone.com) December 8, 21014 – Movefone blogger and columnist Gary Susman explores the reasons behind the lack of women as late-night talk show hosts. To read the full article, Click Here. For background information about the Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Project, Click Here. For previous posts about the Center’s Hollywood Advancement Project, Click Here.  

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Race and Hollywood: Chris Rock Rocks Hollywood with Frank Comments on Race and the Entertainment Industry

Race and Hollywood:  Chris Rock Rocks Hollywood with Frank Comments on Race and the Entertainment Industry

December 4, 2014 – In a recent article in The Hollywood Reporter, comedian Chris Rock writes about “Hollywood’s Race Problem.” To read the article, Click Here. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Discussion – Wednesday, February 25th, 2015. The Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Project is creating a comprehensive analysis of diversity (or […]

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Marvel Jumps Into Diversity Debate

Marvel Jumps Into Diversity Debate

November 19, 2014 – Marvel Comics announced dramatic changes coming simultaneously to two of the publisher’s classic marquee brands with the addition of a female Thor and a Black Captain America. Stan Lee and the brand have received praise for their on-going efforts to  make characters look like and reflect what is going on in the real world.  To read the […]

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Race & Hollywood: Four-Part Interview with Darnell Hunt on Industry Diversity

Race & Hollywood:  Four-Part Interview with Darnell Hunt on Industry Diversity

  November 17, 2014 – Bunche Center Director Darnell Hunt discusses diversity in Hollywood as part of a four-part series on the Blacklist screenwriting blog, Go Into the Story. To read the entire 4-part interview, Click Here. For background information about the Bunche Center’s Race and Hollywood Project, Click Here. For previous posts about the Center’s Hollywood Advancement Project, Click Here. […]

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