The actresses earned nods as rising stars after outstanding performances in breakout roles in two of 2021's top films
Cynthia Erivo, Wunmi Mosaku, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and more celebrate the British Academy Film Awards in London.
Joaquin Phoenix Condemns BAFTA Awards During Acceptance Speech After Total Lack Of Diversity In Nominees
"I think that we send a very clear message to people of color that you're not welcome here,” said "The Joker" star.
Melanin magic took over the red carpet on the other side of the pond at this year's BAFTAs.
Across the pond, Black and non-Black actors and actresses are facing the same lack of diversity at awards shows.