While the academy behind the Oscars is working towards diversity quotas by 2024, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has focused on overhauling its internal and nomination processes. To celebrate Black History Month in the UK, CNN spoke to four people trying to change the industry from the inside. […] It was important to him to convey just how common it is, in all sorts of contexts. […] “I think we are now starting to create those shows for ourselves. To be Black … there’s a whole multiplicity of different things that it means, and it’s our responsibility to explore that in all of it.” […] Harewood entered the world of acting in the late 1980s, when the industry was even less inclusive of Black actors than it is today.
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