A Look Back At The Lack Of Latinos In Oscar History

February 20, 2015 10:46 PM

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A Look Back At The Lack Of Latinos In Oscar History

Latinos' history with Hollywood has been a rocky one. From the lack of roles to the stereotypical portrayal of Latino characters, it's no wonder that their representation at the Academy Awards has been minimal.

The recent Oscar nominations resurfaced Hollywood's diversity issues when The Academy announced all-white ballots for the acting categories. The only Latinos nominated for major categories were "Birdman" director Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu and cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki.

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