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 ... 1963, Lilies of the Field, Homer S...
Feb 27, 2016 ... The first black person to win an Oscar, Hattie McDaniel, had to accept her 1940
best supporting actress trophy in a segregated hotel. Gone With ...
Feb 26, 2016 ... Although the reality of the situation is infuriating, the #OscarsSoWhite controversy
does have a silver lining: The reactions have been top-notch.
Jan 22, 2016 ... During this time of controversy, here's a video highlighting the men and women
who have found success at the Oscars. ... 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 First
Footage in 2017 Promo .... difficult system, ScreenCrush put together this video,
compiling every single black winner in 87 years of Academy Awards.
Sidney Poitier has become the first black person to win the best actor Oscar.
Mar 3, 2014 ... This also makes her the second African to win a prestigious Academy Award in
an acting category. The honor of the first African to win an Oscar ...
Feb 27, 2012 ... While Academy Award winning actors & directors of color get most of the fanfare,
there are several Black musicians that have won the Oscar that are not ... it's the
actors, actresses and directors that often come to mind first.
Female African-American Academy Award Winners and Nominees - pg.1. ... In
1954, Dandridge was the first black woman to receive a Best Actress nomination
Feb 25, 2016 ... As Hollywood heavyweights threaten to boycott Sunday's 'so-white' Oscars, spare
a thought for the first African American to win the coveted ...
Feb 23, 2012 ... Take a look back at previous black nominees who've won.