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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Spike Lee

Spike Lee, in collaboration with sportswear giant Nike, debuted a new line of anti-Trump sneakers.

The filmmaker showcased the basketball shoes in a photo on Instagram.com on Thursday. The image shows Lee holding up a pair of black Nike high top sneakers emblazoned with the words "RESIST" and "REPEL AGENT ORANGE" on the side.

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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith

Actor Will Smith is one of the few black stars on the official (read: white) Hollywood A-list. But his membership into that exclusive club may be in jeopardy.

In an interview with ABC's Good Morning America, Smith confirmed he will not attend the Oscar Awards on Feb. 28.

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Miami Heat DISS Drake and Spike Lee

Everybody loves a winner, especially bandwagon jumpers. Two famous bandwagon jumpers were rebuffed by the repeat NBA World Champions Miami HEAT yesterday. Rapper Drake was turned away when he tried to gain access to the Miami Heat locker room to join the celebrations after the Heat clinched the NBA title in game 7. When his famous face didn't get him through the door, he reportedly lied and said "I'm media!"

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