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More Than Half of British Films Have No Black Actors

More than half of British films produced in the last 10 years do not include any black actors in named roles, new research says. The British Film Institute (BFI) said that 59 percent of U.K. films did not have any roles for black stars, while just 13 percent of films released between January 2006 and August 2016 cast a black actor in a lead role. The BFI announced its findings as it celebrates black actors, from the U.
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