10 Black Oscar Winners Fun Facts

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  • Hattie McDaniel
  • Mo'Nique
  • Jennifer Hudson
  • Denzel Washington
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Halle Berry
  • Cuba Gooding Jr.
  • Quvenzhané Wallis
  • John Singleton
  • T.J. Martin

Paying Homage

In 2010, Mo'Nique won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Precious and accented her cobalt gown with a gardenia in her hair. It was a tribute to Hattie McDaniel, who also wore the delicate flower on the night she won her golden statue.

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