HFPA Guarantees to “Implement an Motion Plan” to Recruit Black Members
The group behind the Golden Globes is talking out about its plans to create a extra inclusive votership.
On the heels of a latest Los Angeles Instances piece claiming the Hollywood International Press Assn.’s voting physique contained zero Black members, the group stated in an announcement shared to E! Information on Thursday, Feb. 25 that it intends to actively work towards correcting this.
“We’re absolutely dedicated to making sure our membership is reflective of the communities all over the world who love movie, TV and the artists inspiring and educating them,” the assertion learn. “We perceive that we have to herald Black members, in addition to members from different underrepresented backgrounds, and we’ll instantly work to implement an motion plan to realize these objectives as quickly as potential.”
An HFPA spokesperson tells E! Information that the group encourages Southern California-based journalists from all backgrounds who contribute to worldwide media shops to use.