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Diversity in Oscars

After the release of 2016 Oscar nomination, a major controversy arose. For the past two years, minorities had been absent from the nomination of the four acting categories. Minorities made up a significant portion of the United States population, but they were underrepresented in Oscar and most of the Hollywood films. This infographic shows minority nominees throughout the history and discloses the racial diversity in Oscar voting.