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Nonprofit Streetlights Shows Hollywood That Diversity in All Levels of Showbiz Is Possible

When Oscar nominations were announced Jan. 14, protests about Hollywood’s lack of diversity centered on actors and, occasionally, writers and directors. But Dorothy Thompson, founder of the nonprofit Streetlights, knows that true diversity should involve every level of filmmaking — including behind-the-camera work. And her Hollywood-based organization proves that progress is possible.

Bias on Set: Minorities in the Commercial Production Workforce

Some Hollywood insiders tell NBC4 that discrimination remains a career-limiting reality for minorities seeking work on crews that operate behind the scenes. Jenna Susko reports for NBC4 News.