Hunt Discusses Matt Damon Diversity Comments in Huffington Post While Diverse Films Continue to Win at Box Office

September 16, 2015 – Darnell Hunt, Bunche Center Director, talks with the Huffington Post about Matt Damon’s recent comments about diversity in front of verses behind the camera. To read the article, Click Here.

In an Associated Press article, Hunt discusses the recent box office success of “Straight Outta Compton,” ”War Room” and “The Perfect Guy” and how it shows that audiences are interested in diverse films. To read the AP story, Click Here.

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