The New Oscars Diversity Requirements
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS
- The Oscars recently added a diversity requirement for films that aim to qualify for "Best Picture." Films must include at least one lead or significant supporting role from an underrepresented racial or ethnic group (Asian, Hispanic, Black, Indigenous, Native American, Middle Eastern, North African, native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.)
- Alternatively, a film can meet the requirement by casting 30% of secondary roles ...