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Top Films Were More Diverse Than Ever Before, Study Finds

NEW YORK — Hollywood's awards season may not show it, but the most popular films are increasingly diverse, a new study finds. USC researchers found that 31 movies had leads or co-leads from an underrepresented racial group, an increase of four films from 20...
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Study: More Diverse Movie Leads in 2018 Than Ever

NEW YORK — The top films in 2018 featured more female and people of color in lead roles than ever before, according to a new study from the University of Southern California's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. ...

Out of Many, Several Firsts Elected Across Country

WASHINGTON — What is already the most diverse Congress ever will become even more so after Tuesday's elections, which broke barriers of race and gender. For the first time, a pair of Native American congress...