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Hollywood should accept McDormand's inclusion-rider dare

Go for it, Hollywood.

You probably didn't watch the Academy Awards -- most people didn't -- but you might have caught a bit of Frances McDormand's acceptance speech for her Best Actress award. At the end of a stirring speech about women in post-Weinstein Hollywood, she said, "I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider."

Don't feel bad if you don't know what an inclusion rider is. McDormand didn't

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