Did Hollywood Get More Diverse In 2018?
Many agree that 2018 was a big year for people of color in movies that weren’t just indie films—they were major blockbusters. Moviegoers enjoyed the first major film to feature a black superhero ("Black Panther") and "Crazy Rich Asians" grossed nearly $175 million in the U.S.
Yes, 2018 saw some big steps forward for diversity in TV and film—but were those steps big enough? Morning Shift sat down with Kelly Howard, Kyra Kyles, Annie Russell and joining this group of amazing women is another amazing woman—WBEZ web producer and unofficial in-house oracle of all things TV and Hollywood Arionne Nettles.