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20 January 2016 @ 10:51 pm
 
Ok. I'm getting REALLLY tired of this Oscars drama. So let's take a look at the African American nominees and winners in the top 5 categories over the last 20 years shall we:

Best Picture:
2014 - Selma - produced by Oprah Winfrey
2013 - 12 Years a Slave - directed by Steve McQueen - *WON*
2012 - Django Unchained - produced by Reginald Hudlin
2009 - Precious - directed by Lee Daniels
2009 - The Blind Side - produced by Broderick Johnson
*McQueen and Daniels also nominated for Best Director

Best Actor:
2013 - Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave
2012 - Denzel Washington - Flight
2009 - Morgan Freeman - Invictus
2006 - Will Smith - The Pursuit of Happyness
2006 - Forest Whitaker - Last King of Scotland - *WON*
2005 - Terrence Howard - Hustle & Flow
2004 - Don Cheadle - Hotel Rwanda
2004 - Jaimie Foxx* - Ray - *WON*
2001 - Will Smithe - Ali
2001 - Denzel Washington - Training Day - *WON*
1999 - Denzel Washington - The Hurricane

Best Actress:
2012 - Quvenzhané Wallis - Beasts of the Southern Wild
2011 - Viola Davis - The Help
2009 - Gabourey Sidibe - Precious
2001 - Halle Berry - Monster's Ball - *WON*

Best Supporting Actor:
2013 - Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips
2006 - Eddie Murphy - Dream Girls.
2006 - Djimon Hounsou - Blood Diamond
2004 - Jamie Foxx - Collateral
2004 - Morgan Freeman - Million Dollar Baby - *WON*
2003 - Djimon Hounsou - In America
1999 - Michael Clarke Duncan - The Green Mile
1996 - Cuba Gooding, Jr. - Jerry Maguire - *WON*

Best Supporting Actress:
2013 - Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years a Slave - *WON*
2011 - Octavia Spencer - The Help - *WON*
2009 - Mo'Nique - Precious - *WON*
2008 - Taraji P. Henson - Benjamin Button
2008 - Viola Davis - Doubt
2007 - Ruby Dee - American Gangster
2006 - Jennifer Hudson - Dreamgirls - *WON*
2004 - Sophie Okonedo - Hotel Rwanda
2002 - Queen Latifah - Chicago
1996 - Marianne Jean-Baptiste - Secrets & Body of Lies

And those are just African Americans. Oscars are based on TALENT, not race.

OOOKAAAYYYYY!?
 
 
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