Being Black in Hollywood

It's not all rainbows and butterflies. Take a look at the strides the entertainment industry is making toward diversity — and where representation efforts are still falling short.

Being Black in Hollywood


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    Hollywood's Black Hair Problem

    Only 200 of the 1,700 stylists in Hollywood's hair and makeup union are Black. Amid calls for more inclusion and diversity, Black entertainers say the industry isn’t making the cut.

    Hollywood's Black Hair Problem

    The Recount

    The entertainment industry is making strides in diversity when it comes to the actors and directors leading films. But in some areas, representation efforts still fall short. One of the biggest problem areas? Hair and makeup.

    A New Class of Superheroes

    A new class of Hollywood superheroes are emerging: women directors. Here’s how filmmakers like Chloé Zhao and Nia DaCosta are blazing the trail for women and people of color behind the camera.

    Grassroots Efforts Toward Change

    Protests last summer brought heightened awareness to Hollywood’s diversity issues. We saw statements of solidarity and promises of improvement, many of which fell flat. Here’s a look at some actual grassroots efforts to improve representation in the entertainment industry.

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