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
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 ...
Female African-American Academy Award Winners and Nominees ... In 1954,
Dandridge was the first black woman to receive a Best Actress nomination for her
Jan 22, 2016 ... In 87 years of Academy Awards, just 14 men and women of color have earned
Oscars for Best Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor or Supporting ...
The 2016 Oscar nominations featured a lack of diversity as minority actors,
writers, ... “Selma,” which earned two nominations, for best pic and song (winning
the latter). ... At the Governors Awards in November, AMPAS president Cheryl
Boone ... Davis became the first African-American to win for lead actress in a
drama for ...
... of color...wow?! | See more about Oscar Winners, Oscars and The Black. ...
First Black filmmaker to win the Oscar for best film Twelve Years a Slave More ...
Jan 21, 2016 ... The original “Rocky” (1976) won three Oscars, and Sylvester Stallone ... These
years are far from the first whitewashing in Oscars history: no actors ... Oscar
nominations have not dramatically under-represented black actors.
She then became the first African American to win an Oscar in 1940, for her role
as Mammy in ... Academy Award Winner ... earned the 1940 Academy Award for
best supporting actress—becoming the first African American to win an Oscar.
Learn more about the African-American actors who became the first to change
the ... From stereotypical roles as maids and cooks to Academy Award-winning ...
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 ...