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Wesley Morris: Hollywood Needs More Diversity

Boston Globe film critic Wesley Morris was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. In this April 16, 2012 photo, Morris stands during an announcement in the Globe's newsroom in Boston. (Matthew J. Lee, The Boston Globe/ AP)

Boston Globe film critic Wesley Morris was awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. In this April 16, 2012 photo, Morris stands during an announcement in the Globe’s newsroom in Boston. (Matthew J. Lee, The Boston Globe/AP)

Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Wesley Morris is calling on Hollywood  to include a more diverse array of actors to reflect the reality of the country’s demographics.

In his piece, “With A Changing Nation, Why Is TV So White?,” Morris argues:

Generally, TV is crawling forward with its assortment of token characters, which means it is still a landscape in which people of color are rarely seen talking to each other.

Morris joins Radio Boston to explain why Hollywood needs to wake up and truly look at the audience it’s working to entertain.

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