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Talent or Race?

Daniela Catenacci, Pepperdine studentDaniela Catenacci, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “#OscarsSoWhite was widely discussed. Do you think that TV shows and movies should be required to have more diversity, or should it continue to play out as it does?”

#OscarsSoWhite is a hashtag that was created in 2015 as a result of no African American actors or actresses being nominated at the prestigious Oscar Event. In the same year, there were…

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  • Oct 05, 2016

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