The talented Regina King was the first name announced as a winner at last night’s Oscar Award ceremony . The Oscar’s Academy recognized Regina King as the best actress in a supporting role .
Watch her acceptance speech below:
Hannah Beachler ,and Jay Hart won for their great work on the Black Panther set for best Production Design. Hannah Beachler is the first Black Woman to win this award!
Spike Lee finally won his first non-honorary Oscar, and Black America rejoiced! I mean the man has been snubbed since the late 80’s, so they can keep their award but he’s happy so we happy! Spike jumped for joy with his long time friend Samuel L. Jackson who presented him with the award!
Spike Lee won Best Adapted Screenplay alongside David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, and Kevin Willmott for BlacKkKlansman! Before his name was read, Lee’s longtime friend and collaborator, Samuel L. Jackson, gave it away. He was too happy for his friend who has been waiting for this moment!
Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman showed up with his lady Taylor Simone:
Mahershala Ali , and Octavia Spencer won for The Green Room, and Spike Lee was not too happy about it. Spike Lee’s BlackkKlansman movie lost to Green Book,
He told reporters backstage:
“Every time someone is driving some else, I lose.” He’s referencing, to, his movie Do The Right Thing movie losing out on an Oscar back in 1990 to Driving Miss Daisy.
Creed Stars Tessa Thompson, and Michael B. Jordan presented the Best Original Score award. Ludwig Goransson won the Oscar for Black Panther.
Black Panther star Angela Bassett, If Beale Street Could Talk actors Kiki Layne and Stephan James, super producer Pharrell Williams, and actress Queen Latifah also hit the stage to present.