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NAVIGATING THE ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS INDUSTRIES: EXPERIENCES FROM PEOPLE OF COLOR

September 16, 2020
USA
SHARESHARESHARE
The entertainment and sports law industries have been notably lagging when it comes diversity. Such movements as “#oscarssowhite,” have revealed a lack of diversity and inclusion within Hollywood. However, the lack of diversity extends beyond the categories of the Oscars and to those behind the scenes, including agents, managers, publicists, financial advisors, and especially attorneys. Experienced and young lawyers of color must face a myriad of hurdles when navigating a predominantly non-diverse legal field.