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African Americans Who Have Won Academy Awards

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Best Actor: Sidney Poitier, 1963, “Lilies Of The Field” Denzel Washington, 2001, “Training Day” Jamie Foxx, 2004, “Ray” Forest Whitaker 2006, “The Last King of Scotland”   Best Actress: Halle Berry, 2001, “Monster’s Ball”   Best Supporting Actress Hattie McDaniel, 1939, “Gone With The Wind” Whoopi Goldberg, 1990, “Ghost” Jennifer Hudson, 2006, “Dreamgirls” Mo’Nique, 2009, “Precious” Octavia Spencer, 2011, “The Help”   Best Supporting Actor: Louis Gossett, Jr., 1982, “An…

Primetime Special “Oprah And The Legendary Cast Of ‘Roots’ 35 Years Later” Airing On OWN In January

Primetime Special “Oprah And The Legendary Cast Of ‘Roots’ 35 Years Later” Airing On OWN In January

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Coming in January, the OWN network will be airing the special event Oprah And The Legendary Cast Of ‘Root’ 35 Years Later in honor of the anniversary of the groundbreaking series. According to a press release, the program will offer…”an intimate reflection on the historic television miniseries based on Alex Haley’s novel which debuted in 1977 to record-breaking ratings. Hosted by Oprah Winfrey at her home in Montecito, California, the…