Here is a chronological list of black recipients of Academy Awards for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress:
No black film directors have ever won an Oscar.
Little Women won the Oscar for Writing in 1932.
Black Narcissus won the Oscar for Cinematography in 1947.
Men in Black won the Oscar for Makeup in 1997.
She was the first black woman to win for Best Actress. Others, including actresses, have won an Oscar before her.
she won an Oscar for her spectacular performance in "Monsters Ball". She was the 1st black actress to win an Oscar for best actress and only one of 3 black women to win an Oscar, the first being Hattie McDaniel who Mammie in "Gone with the Wind" and won Best Supporting Actress and Whoopi Goldberg who won the same award for her performance in "Ghost."
Black Hawk Down won the Oscar for Sound in 2001.
Little Women won the Oscar for Art Direction in 1949.
Sophia Loren won Best Actress for Two Women (1961), the movie's only Oscar nomination.
Soophia Loren won the Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in Two Women (1961).
Black Fox won the Oscar for Documentary - Feature - in 1962.
Black Narcissus won the Oscar for Art Direction in 1947.