The Way-Too-Short List Of Black Oscar Winners
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The historical lack of diversity at the Oscars has our attention. Despite owning killer roles, Black talent continues to lose to mediocrity.

In the Academy’s 89-year history, only 39 Oscars have been given to Black actors and actresses.

From Hattie McDaniel to Denzel Washington, here’s a look at Black history at the Academy Awards.