The 2019 Academy Awards was an HISTORIC EVENT indeed. For the 1st time in 30 years the awards show went HOSTLESS after Kevin Hart stepped down. But that did not HAMPER the HUGE wins for PEOPLE of COLOR!!
REGINA KING WINS BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS FOR ‘IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK’!
RUTH E. CARTER AND HANNAH BEACHLER MADE HISTORY BY BEING THE FIRST BLACK WOMEN TO WIN FOR COSTUME DESIGN AND PRODUCTION DESIGN, RESPECTIVELY.
MAHERSHALA ALI SWEPT AWARDS SEASON WITH HIS BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR WIN FOR ‘GREEN BOOK’. Ali also took home awards at Bafta, the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild this award’s season.
‘SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE’ ALSO WON.
SPIKE LEE LIT UP THE STAGE WHEN HE WON BEST SCREENPLAY.
Congrats to all our winners, but a SPECIAL congratulations to my people of COLOR because we don’t the recognition we should a lot of time, so when we DO…it’s a GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT!!