Black Hollywood Task Force Formed After Sony Hack

I hope it helps…although..I’m still on the fence about how sincere they are to fixing the established problems of diversity and producing good/wholesome images of African-Americans in film..But we shall see..

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After Sony’s embarrassing email hacking scandal laid bare Hollywood’s deep-seated race problems, civil rights leaders have formed a diversity committee to address the issue, Deadline reports.

The group has met three times to develop a set of recommendations it plans to present to Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman Amy Pascal later this month, the report notes. Pascal came under fire for racially insensitive email exchanges that emerged after a cyberattack on the company late last year.

Deadline reports:

“The task force was created with the express goal of combatting the lack of black meaningful content in the (entertainment) industry,” said task force member Jean Claude LaMarre, a producer and director whose film “Chocolate City” is set to debut later this year. “Sony just happens to be the focus.”

‎The Rev. Al Sharpton recently formed the group after a meeting and phone calls with Pascal, the report notes. Besides LaMarre, members…

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