Oscars Make History
Three years after an uproar over the lack of diversity presented at the Academy Awards ceremony, many filmmakers, actors and designers have finally received the recognition they deserved and were able to take home the key prize of the night.
Ruth Carter (Black Panther) became the first African-American woman to win an Academy Award for costume design.
Hannah Beachler (Black Panther) is the first African-American to win an Oscar for production design.
Peter Ramsey (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) became the first Black winner got best animated feature.
Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) won an Oscar for best supporting actress.
Spike Lee and Kevin Willmott (BlacKkKlansman) won the award for best adapted screenplay.
Mahershala Ali (Green Book) brought home his second Academy Award becoming the first Black actor to win two Oscars for best supporting actor.