February 18, 2015

Black Men and The Oscars: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

For today's installment of #28in28 for film, we focus on the men that have been recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Louis Gossett Jr. was the first African American actor to win this … [Read more...]

February 5, 2015

Black Women and the Oscars: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

As part of the #28in28 in film, I will be highlighting black men and women who have been recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences aka the Oscars. A lot of those in my generation may be aware of those who have won or been … [Read more...]

February 4, 2015

Spotlight: Hattie McDaniel

For today's installment of #28in28, we highlight Hattie McDaniel, the first African American┬áto win an Academy Award. Hattie McDaniel won the award for her role in the 1939 film, Gone with the Wind. Gone with the Wind is a 1939 adaptation of … [Read more...]