YV Staff: Shanel @shanelamari
The nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were announced Monday morning. Black Panther has 7 nominations and after years in the industry, Spike Lee was finally nominated for Best Director (BlacKkKlansman).
Black Panther and BlacKkKlansman
picked up Best Picture nominations,
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
was nominated for Best Animated Feature, Regina King was nominated for Best Supporting Actress (If Beale Street Could Talk) and Mahershala Ali
(Green Book) was nominated for Best Supporting Actor. The documentaries Hale County This Morning, This Evening and Minding the Gap also received nominations.
Here are more black films that came out in 2018 that should have received nominations:
The Hate U Give
Sorry To Bother You
Support The Girls
Are we still tuning in or are the #OscarsSoWhite for 2019?