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Black Excellence Honored At 2019 Oscars

Black History: Special Delivery!!

The 2019 Oscars definitely honored the talent and skills of several black actors, directors, and designers!

Ruth Carter is the first African American to win an Oscar for best costume design for the “Black Panther” film.

Other Oscar winners tonight include:

Spike Lee (Best Adapted Screen Play, BlackkKlansman),

Regina King (Best Supporting Actress, If Beale Street Could Talk),

Peter Ramsey, on the left (Best Animated Feature Film, for Spider Man Into The Spider Verse)

Hannah Beachler (first Black person to win the award for Best Production Design for Black Panther)

Mahershala Ali (Best Supporting Actor – Green Book).

Sources:

https://www.essence.com/awards-events/red-carpet/oscars/black-academy-award-winners-2019/#415434

Anne Lowe: African American Designer Who Made Jacqueline Kennedy’s Wedding Dress

Black History: Special Delivery!!

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Ann Lowe (right), Jacqueline Kennedy’s Wedding Dress (left)

 

TUESDAY FAST FACT: African American designer, Ann Lowe designed the wedding dress of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the bride of future president John F. Kennedy in 1953.

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