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3 Important Things To Remember About The Academy Awards

It's kinda like Congress, so the following should come as no surprise.

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1. A Los Angeles Times report from last June on diversity among Academy Awards voters found that the vast majority of the 6,000+ people who vote for Oscar nominations are white people.

Which explains how this happened.
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Which explains how this happened.

2. Most of those people are guys.

Which explains how this happened
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Which explains how this happened

3. And they're all hella old.

Which might explain how this happened.
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Which might explain how this happened.

H/T to CNN's Bill Weir

Worth remembering that Oscar voters are 93% white, 76% male with average age of 63. (h/t @latimes)

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Worth remembering that Oscar voters are 93% white, 76% male with average age of 63.

(h/t @latimes)

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