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Academy President Tells Whoopi Goldberg the Organization Is Going 'From Conversation to Actual Action' on Diversity Issues

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has begun implementing change when it comes to issues of diversity. 

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs sat down with the The View's Whoopi Goldberg on Friday, and reiterated the academy's commitment to becoming a more inclusive body. 

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"Certainly, interviews like this are very helpful and the fact that the conversation is really alive right now," Boone told Goldberg on the steps of the Dolby Theatre ahead of the 88th Academy Awards this Sunday. 

"We all want to take that opportunity to go from conversation to actual action," she continued. "We at the Academy have started with our concrete action of really looking at our organization and making sure that it's inclusive." 

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