Hunt Discusses How Success of ‘Empire’ and ‘Black-ish’ Have Helped Make Diversity a New TV Watchword



February 2, 2015 – Bunche Center Director Darnell Hunt talks to the Los Angeles Times about how diversity has become a television watchword with the success of ‘Empire’ and other shows with diverse casts and creators.  To read the full article, Click Here.


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Also, Tanya Kersey, executive director of the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF), dicusses how Hollywood is still reluctant to back minority directors.  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.

For more information on the Bunche Center’s 2014 Hollywood Diversity Report, please click HERE.  The 2015 Hollywood Diversity Report is slated to be released by the Bunche Center on February 25, 2015.