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Oscars: women, people of color triumph on night of firsts (and seconds)

February 28, 2019

Oscar Sunday marked a night of important firsts — and seconds — for diverse artists and filmmakers and their Hollywood contributions. The 2019 telecast started making history almost immediately. After Regina King accepted best supporting actress for If Beale Street Could Talk, Ruth E. Carter became the first African American woman to ever win best… [Read More]

Jordan Peele was among the few to make history with his Oscar win

March 8, 2018

Jordan Peele stopped writing the script for his horror- satire film Get Out about 20 times before he finally finished it. On Sunday night, it won him an Oscar. “I thought it was impossible,” Peele said while accepting the award for best original screenplay. “I thought it wasn’t going to work. I thought no one… [Read More]