“Get Out” Director Jordan Peele Makes History As First Black Screenwriter to Win Oscar for Best Original Screenplay
Peele won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for "Get Out" this year at the 90th annual Academy Awards. He's the first black screenwriter to receive the high honor.
Kobe Bryant Wins Oscar for “Dear Basketball” Film, Slips “Shut Up and Dribble” Jab Into Acceptance Speech
In his acceptance speech, Bryant made it a point to slide in a little dig at Fox News host Laura Ingraham for telling LeBron James to "shut up and dribble" in response to James criticizing Donald Trump.
Halle Berry Says Her Oscar Win Did Nothing for Hollywood Diversity: “That Moment Really Meant Nothing”
15 years after her win, Halle Berry remains the only woman of color to hold the Academy Award for Best Actress and this fact has left her "profoundly hurt" and "saddened."