Black Oscar Winners 2019


At the 2019 Academy Awards The Culture really showed up and showed out, making history multiple times so check out our list of the black creatives that won Oscars this year.

Mahershala Ali

Best Supporting Actor – Green Book.

mahershala ali oscar 2019

Ali became only the second black actor (Denzel Washington being the first) to become a two-time Academy Award winner.

Hannah Beachler

Best Production Design – Black Panther

Hannah Beachler oscar 2019

Hannah Beachler also made history with her win, becoming the first Black person ever to win the award for Best Production Design.

Ruth E. Carter

Best Costume Design – Black Panther

Ruth E Carter Oscar 2019

Carter became the first Black woman to win an Oscar for Costume Design for her now iconic work on Black Panther.

Regina King

Best Supporting Actress – If Beale Street Could Talk.

regina king oscar 2019

Regina King continued her awards season roll and won her first Oscar taking home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her passionate performance in If Beale Street Could Talk.

Spike Lee

Best Adapted Screenplay – BlacKkKlansman

Spike Lee Oscar 2019

Lee, a true legend in The Culture finally won his first-ever Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for BlacKkKlansman, a long overdue honor.

Peter Ramsey

Best Animated Feature – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Peter Ramsey Oscar 2019

Ramsey made history as he became the first Black director to ever win an Oscar for Best Animated Feature for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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