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Hollywood is racist, but it’s not the racist that you’ve grown accustomed too. Hollywood is sorority racist. It’s like, “We like you Rhonda, but you’re not a Kappa.”

— Comedian Chris Rock, opening the 88th Academy Awards with a searing monologue about diversity. (Via The New York Times).