The actor earned a Best Actor nomination for his role in Fences.
The Fences actress nabbed a nom for Best Supporting Actress.
Spencer’s role in Hidden Figures as Dorothy Vaughan earned the actress a Best Supporting nomination.
Ali’s incredible performance in Moonlight landed him recognition in the Best Supporting Actor category.
Ali wasn’t the only supporting actor to grab a nomination for Moonlight, Harris’ turn as Paula earned her a Best Supporting Actress nomination.
Ruth Negga’s depiction as one half of real life couple, Mildred and Richard Loving, landed her a Best Actress nomination for Loving.
Ava DuVernay’s critically-acclaimed 13th earned a spot in the Best Documentary Feature category.
Jenkins’ Moonlight, one of the best films of the year, scored nominations for two of its supporting actors as well as Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematograpy, Best Film Editing, and Best Original Score.
Peck’s James Baldwin documentary I Am Not Your Negro landed a nomination for Best Documentary Feature.
Steward’s first time in the producer’s chair for Manchester By the Sea saw an Oscar nomination for the producer. It’s the second time in history a black female producer has received a Best Picture nomination.
The Arrival cinematographer earned his first nomination, which also makes him the second black cinematographer to be recognized by the Academy.
McMillon became the first black woman to be recognized in the Best Editing category when she was nominated for Moonlight.