2019 Oscars Make History with 7 Black Winners

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Published on February 25, 2019 - Duration: 01:23s

2019 Oscars Make History with 7 Black Winners

2019 Oscars Make History with 7 Black Winners Seven black men and women took home Academy Awards this year.

This is the most since the five black winners in 2017.

The Academy had previously been called out for their lack of diversity with #OscarSoWhite.

Hereโ€™s who made history.

Regina King Ruth E.

Carter Hannah Beachler Mahershala Ali Peter Ramsey Spike Lee and Kevin Willmott This yearโ€™s awards also set a record for the most female winners with a total of 15.

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