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The Oscars' long history of getting called out for lack of diversity; The nominees of the major categories for the 2020 Oscars include few people of color.

Jan 16, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

It's Oscars season. And, once again, critics are pointing out the lack of racial diversity among the nominees.

While the conversation about representation during awards season has become more prominent in recent years, artists have long called out the Academy Awards for doing a poor job of recognizing the work of people who aren't white.

Only one black actor received a nomination this year: Cynthia Erivo for best actress for "Harriet" (she also received a nod for best song).