Billy Porter

Actor Billy Porter sparked praise and outrage when he wore a black crushed velvet tuxedo gown designed by Christian Siriano to the 2019 Oscar Awards in Hollywood on Sunday. Twitter users were in a frenzy, expressing praise and admiration for the openly homosexual actor who stars in "Pose" on FX Network.

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Iconic director Spike Lee finally won his first ever Oscar award after being nominated 5 times since 1990. Lee won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for BlacKkKlansman at the 91st annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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Jay Hart, Hannah Beachler

Marvel Studios gambled on a majority Black cast for its big screen adaptation of the Black Panther comic book series. That gamble paid off when Black Panther landed in the top 5 of the biggest-grossing movies of all time. At the 91st annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, Black Panther became the first movie to win an Oscar Award for Marvel Studios.

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Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart is reconsidering his decision to quit hosting the 2019 Academy Awards in February. Hart pulled out in December after the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences asked him to apologize for anti-ghey tweets he wrote 10 years ago.

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Mary J Blige at the 90th Annual Academy Awards

Mary J. Blige is officially free from her ball and chain husband, Kendu Isaacs. The 47-year-old R&B Diva settled her bitter divorce on Friday, WENN.com reports. Blige reportedly reached a settlement with her estranged husband and former manager, after filing court papers to end their 12-year marriage in July, 2016.

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Tiffany Haddish at the 90th Annual Academy Awards

Comedienne Tiffany Haddish honored her absentee father's Eritrean heritage by wearing a traditional Eritrean gown to the 2018 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday. Haddish's father walked out and abandoned his family when Haddish was 3. Her ex-husband William Stewart located Haddish's long lost father who agreed to give Haddish away at her and Stewart's first wedding. Haddish filed for divorce from Stewart in 2011 and again in 2013.

EDIT: Haddish's father passed away in 2017.

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Ryan Seacrest Taraji P Henson

Last night, the 90th Academy Awards ceremony took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. The biggest buzz of the evening came courtesy of 'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson, whose red carpet interview with embattled E! host Ryan Seacrest was widely misinterpreted by just about everyone.

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Viola Davis

Actress Viola Davis celebrated her big Oscar win with her family. Davis, 51, won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in Fences. She posted this photo of her husband of 13 years, Julius Tennon, and their adopted daughter, 6-year-old Genesis Tennon.

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Janelle Monae

Janelle Monáe resembled a black Audrey Hepburn on the red carpet at the 89th Annual Oscar Awards. The 31-year-old singer/actress made her first Oscar Awards appearance after starring in the critically acclaimed movies Hidden Figures and Moonlight, which won Best Picture.

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Mahershala Ali

New dad Mahershali Ali won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in the gay coming-of-gay film Moonlight.

As he took to the stage, the 43-year-old Oakland native made sure to give a special shout out to his wife Amatus Sami-Karim, the mother of his newborn daughter Bari Najma Ali, who was born on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

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Chris Rock lawn jockey

Chris Rock's monologue at the 88th Annual Academy Awards was a no holds barred view on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy from a black comedian's perspective.

While many consider Rock's Oscars opening monologue to be legendary, not everyone was impressed with Rock's jokes.

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Gabrielle Union and Stacey Dash

No one respects anyone else's opinion anymore. Republican conservative Stacey Dash, 49, was harassed unmercifully for offering her opinion on the Oscars black participation trophy debate.

Actress Gabrielle Union, 45, who is known to be opinionated herself, weighed in by calling Stacey "crazy" for having an opinion that she doesn't agree with.

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Oprah Morgan Freeman

Executives at the embattled Academy of Arts & Sciences are scrambling to find A-list black superstars to present Oscar Awards.

The Academy's president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who is black, is struggling to bring "diversity" to the Oscars in the form of black presenters.

Isaacs hopes to silence critics such as Jada Pinkett Smith who accuse the Academy of racism for failing to nominate a single black actor in any major category.

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