- Gene Seymour: Problem not just #OscarsSoWhite, it's #OscarsSoGray: Hollywood avoids diversity of skin tone AND temperament
- He says TV, theater, literature far more plugged in to multicultural America, while Hollywood cluelessly relegates diversity to niche markets
Gene Seymour is a film critic who has written about music, movies and culture for The New York Times, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly and the Washington Post. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer.
(CNN)The problem with the Academy Awards -- and with Hollywood -- isn't that they're too white. It's that they're too gray -- as in colorless -- rather than colorblind.