Not Quite a Breakthrough
The Oscars and Actors of Color, 2002-2012
Russell K. Robinson, Su Li, Angela Makabali, and Kaitlyn Murphy
Latino Policy and Issues Brief, Number 27
March 2012

In this study of Oscar winners and nominees from 2002 to 2012, the authors found considerable continuing racial/ethnic disparity. They discovered, for example, that actors of color are less likely than their white peers to receive subsequent nominations, and they make fewer movies per year after their nominations.