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
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’
“Look who’s back,” he tweeted
After reports surfaced that Chris Rock was in talks to host the 88th Academy Awards in February, the actor-comedian confirmed the news on Twitter on Wednesday. “Look who’s back,” Rock tweeted, posting a photo of him holding an Oscar statue.