First African-American actor to win Best Actor. First African-American actor to
receive two acting nominations (Best ...
Feb 27, 2016 ... The first African-American to win the best supporting actor Oscar took home the
award for his role as Gunnery Sgt Emil Foley in An Officer and a ...
Jan 26, 2016 ... Intercut with the footage are the winner's acceptance speeches, all of ... 2017
Oscar Predictions: Best Actor · 2017 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress .... The first
African American male to win an Oscar was James Baskett for his ...
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 ...
African Americans, American History, Black People, Film Actor, Black History.
Steppin .... First Black filmmaker to win the Oscar for best film Twelve Years a
Michelle Obama Speaks on the Richness of Diversity in Final Commencement
Address as First Lady .... Fall 2014 TV Shows: Black Stars Shine During Pilot
Season ... 26 Black Oscar Winners. Take a look ... Best Actress in a Supporting
Role: Gone With the Wind, 1940 ... Best Actor in a Leading Role: Lilies of 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
Feb 24, 2012 ... Here's a look at 12 Black actors who previously won Oscars. ... became the first
African American to win the coveted Oscar for Best Supporting ...
The 2016 Oscar nominations featured a lack of diversity as minority actors,
writers, directors & producers were shut out in the categories.
Mar 24, 2002 ... On the same night, Black actor Denzel Washington won for Best ... making him
the second African-American to win such an award from the ...