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Inclusion and representation in Hollywood films stagnant since 2007, new study finds

Despite women and people of color at the helm of high-profile successes like "Black Panther," "Get Out," "Girls Trip" and "Wonder Woman," a new study has found that diversity of representation among Hollywood films remains largely unchanged from a decade ago.

The study, published by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, found that among 1,100 popular films released between 2007 and 2017, there's been little to no improvement regarding the inclusion of women, people of color, or members of the LGBTQ or disabled communities.

Though 33 of 2017's

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