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The first African American man to win the Academy Award for Best Actor was Sidney Poitier for Lilies of the Field in 1964.

List of black Academy Award winners and nominees - Wikipedia

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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...

Every African-American Oscar Winner Amid #OscarsSoWhite ...

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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 ...

Black actors and actresses who have won Oscars

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As the 2016 Academy Awards comes under fire for its lack of diversity, take a look back at the black actors and actresses who have won an Oscar at the ...

The 29 Black Oscar Winners | Tribeca

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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.

Black Oscar Winners Through the Years - Essence.com

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Feb 23, 2015 ... From Hattie McDaniel (the first Black person to ever win) to Denzel Washington ( the only Black actor to have two Oscars), here's a look at ...

Every Black Actor Who Has Won an Academy Award - ScreenCrush

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Jan 22, 2016 ... During this time of controversy, here's a video highlighting the men and women who have found success at the Oscars. ... Crackle 'Snatch' Reboot Gets First Trailer, March Premiere .... difficult system, ScreenCrush put together this video, compiling every single black winner in 87 years of Academy Awards.

Sidney Poitier wins Best Actor Oscar for Lilies of the Field - Apr 13 ...

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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 ...

1964: Poitier breaks new ground with Oscar win - BBC News

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Sidney Poitier has become the first black person to win the best actor Oscar.

Watch: Here's A Video of Every Black Actor Who Has Won an Oscar ...

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Jan 26, 2016 ... Watch: Here's A Video of Every Black Actor Who Has Won an Oscar (It's ... The first African American male to win an Oscar was James Baskett ...