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Riz Ahmed Teams with USC’s Annenberg to Address Hollywood’s Misrepresentation of Muslims

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Two years ago, actor and activist Riz Ahmed, approached Dr. Stacy L. Smith – the founder of USC’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative – about conducting a study of Muslim representation in Hollywood. They both knew the numbers would be grim. But Smith, well-known for producing damning data sets that hold the entertainment industry’s collective feet to the fire, was intrigued.