Golden Globes: Embattled HFPA Announces 21 New Members, 6 Black

It remains to be seen if Hollywood publicists, studios, networks and talent will elect to resume interactions with the group of journalists for non-American publications.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association now has six Black members.

Best known for hosting the annual Golden Globe Awards, the organization of journalists for non-American outlets came under fire last February when a Los Angeles Times exposé revealed that it counted zero Black people among its then 87 members. The 78th Golden Globe Awards went forward on Feb. 28, but shortly thereafter a coalition of publicists and numerous studios, networks and talent said they would cease further engagement with the HFPA unless and until it made substantial changes to its demographics and ethics policies.

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