Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Academy Award. This
list of black Academy Award winners and nominees is current as of the 88th
Academy ... to receive the award for Best Acto...
Feb 27, 2016 ... Isaac Hayes became the third African-American Oscar winner and first in the non-
acting categories when he took home the best original song ...
Feb 23, 2015 ... From Hattie McDaniel (the first Black person to ever win) to Denzel ... only Black
actor to have two Oscars), here's a look at African-American ...
Female African-American Academy Award Winners and Nominees - pg.1. ... In
1954, Dandridge was the first black woman to receive a Best Actress nomination
Mar 24, 2002 ... *On this date in 2002, the first Black woman won the Academy Award for best
actress. Halle Berry received the honor for her role in "Monster's ...
On this day in History, McDaniel wins Oscar on Feb 29, 1940. ... Award, was the
first African American actress or actor ever to be honored with an Oscar. Born in ...
On this day in 1964, Sydney Poitier becomes the first African American to win the
Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role as a construction worker who helps ...
Jan 22, 2016 ... 'Doctor Who' Spinoff 'Class' First Footage in New Featurette .... That's the reason
why this year's Oscar nominations, which feature absolutely ... video, compiling
every single black winner in 87 years of Academy Awards. ... Deepwater Horizon
American Honey Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar...
Feb 23, 2015 ... Who was the first African American to be nominated for an Academy .... Dr. Gates
failed to say what was the movie she did win the Oscar for!
Feb 23, 2012 ... Take a look back at previous black nominees who've won.