The takeaway, if I may recommend one, is this: Let’s not shoot the Academy of Motion Picture Awards for playing with the cards they’ve been dealt.
The Oscars And Race: What Data Tells Us Is Really Going On
Shane Snow

I think that Malcon Harris makes a really good case that the Awards actually create a market for works, and so they are at least somewhat to blame for the cards being dealt as they stack the decks.

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