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The first African American to win an Academy Award was Hattie McDaniel, who won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in Gone with the Wind in 1940.

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 ...

Oscars: A Look Back at the African-American Winners - Hollywood ...

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Feb 27, 2016 ... With zero nonwhite actors nominated for Oscars for the second year in a row, ... The first black person to win an Oscar, Hattie McDaniel, had to ...

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 ...

Every Black Actor Who Has Won an Academy Award - ScreenCrush

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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 ...

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 ...

Female African-American Academy Award Winners and ... - Forbes

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Female African-American Academy Award Winners and Nominees - pg.1. ... In 1954, Dandridge was the first black woman to receive a Best Actress nomination  ...

First Black woman wins Oscar for best actress | African American ...

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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 ...

Film and race: How racially skewed are the Oscars? | The Economist

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Jan 21, 2016 ... The original “Rocky” (1976) won three Oscars, and Sylvester Stallone ... “Straight Outta Compton”, a hit film about a black hip-hop group with a black ... These years are far from the first whitewashing in Oscars history: no actors ...

Hattie McDaniel First Black Oscar Winner - Refinery29

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Feb 26, 2016 ... Seventy-six years ago, Hattie McDaniel stepped onto the stage at the 12th Academy Awards to accept her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, ...