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Interview: DeVon Franklin Talks Academy Diversity Standards, Why Christians Should Lead on Inclusion

DeVon Franklin is seen at the 24th Annual Movieguide® Awards in thsi 2016 file photo. (Photo: Movieguide®/Flickr CC)

Hollywood executive DeVon Franklin discusses his role in drafting diversity standards for the Oscars' Best Picture category.

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Written by Josh M. Shepherd

Josh M. Shepherd writes on culture, faith, and public policy issues for media outlets including The Stream, Religion & Politics, The Federalist, and Christianity Today. A graduate of the University of Colorado, he previously worked on staff at The Heritage Foundation and Focus on the Family. You can find him on Twitter @joshmshep. Josh and his wife live in the Washington, D.C., area with their son.