The nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday morning, and Black Hollywood’s favorites were rewarded.

For films, Jamie Foxx’s turn in Just Mercy received a nod while Lupita Nyong’o was nominated for her scary portrayal in Us.

On the small screen, Jharrel Jerome received his nod, deservedly so, for his role in Netflix’s When They See Us, while Mahershala Ali earned a nod for the latest season of True Detective.

Sadly, This Is Us failed to earn an ensemble nod while Black Twitter’s favorite, HBO’s Watchmen along with its stars Regina King and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, didn’t score nominations for any of the big categories. Eddie Murphy, who was dynamic in his portrayal of Blaxploitation star Rudy Ray Moore, also failed to get a nod for Dolemite Is My Name.

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Black Panther’s Danai Gurira along with Superstore actress America Ferrera had the pleasure of announcing the nominees in Los Angeles’ Pacific Design Center. Here are the other Black actors whose names they said earned a nod by the union:


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