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..
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.
“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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