Black Women Made History at the 2019 Oscars

The 2019 Academy Awards are breaking all kids of records (though hopefully the one for longest broadcast will remain untouched), but there’s one particularly notable trend. Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler both made history as the first black people to win an Oscar in their respective categories. Continue reading Black Women Made History at the 2019 Oscars

Spike Lee Won His First Non-Honorary Oscar for ‘BlacKkKlansman’

The next sentence may be hard to believe. Spike Lee won his first ever Oscar in a competitive category tonight. The much-lauded filmmaker took home the statue for Best Adapted Screenplay for his work on BlacKkKlannsman and took the stage in a Prince homage of a get-up with Oscar gold Jordans. Continue reading Spike Lee Won His First Non-Honorary Oscar for ‘BlacKkKlansman’