Academy President Issues Statement on Oscars' Lack of Diversity

Academy President Issues Statement on Oscars' Lack of Diversity

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has issued a statement responding to the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominees. For the second straight year, no people of color have been nominated in the Academy's 20 available acting slots.

Isaacs writes that she is "heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion," and promises to take "dramatic steps" to ensure that it does not happen again. Read her full statement below:

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