The Hollywood Foreign Press Association issued a statement Saturday night announcing a commitment to "transformational change" in the next 60 days following criticism of the organization's lack of diversity in the wake of the 78th Golden Globe Awards. The HFPA said it plans to add Black and other underrepresented professionals to the group, hire an independent law firm to establish a process for reporting and investigating ethical violations, create a transparent voting process, and support Black and underrepresented students who are pursuing careers in international journalism. The Los Angeles Times recently revealed that the HFPA, which awards the Golden Globes, had no Black members, which led to more speculation about the exclusion of Black-led films such as Da 5 Bloods or Ma Rainey's Black Bottom from the Globes' best picture categories this year.

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