REGINA KING

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Regina King

King, who virtually swept every award show during awards season this year, won Best Supporting Actress for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk. Her win makes her the eighth black woman to win the Best Supporting Actress award joining Hattie McDaniel, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Hudson, Mo’Nique, Lupita N’yongo, Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis.

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91st Annual Academy Awards - Press Room

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91st Annual Academy Awards - Press Room

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Ruth E. Carter & Hannah Beachler

Carter, whose first film for costume design was School Daze in 1988 won the award for Best Costume Design for Black Panther. Beachler won for production design, becoming the first two women to ever win Academy Awards in non-acting categories. Carter’s work includes Moonlight, Lemonade and more.

All The Black History Made At The 2019 Academy Awards  was originally published on theboxhouston.com

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