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146. List of black Academy Award (Oscar) winners
Hattie McDaniel, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Gone With the Wind (1939).

James Baskett, Honorary Award "for his able and heart-warming characterization of Uncle Remus, friend and story teller to the children of the world in Walt Disney's Song of the South" (1946).

Sidney Poitier, Best Actor in a Leading Role for Lilies of the Field (1963).

Isaac Hayes, Best Music, Original Song for "Theme from Shaft" from Shaft (1971).

Louis Gossett, Jr., Best Actor in a Supporting Role for An Officer and a Gentleman (1982).

Irene Cara, Best Music, Original Song for "Flashdance...What a Feeling" from Flashdance (1983).

Prince, Best Music, Original Song Score for Purple Rain (1984).

Stevie Wonder, Best Music, Original Song for "I Just Called to Say I Loved You" from The Woman in Red (1984).

Lionel Richie, Best Music, Original Song for "Say You, Say Me" from White Nights (1985).

Herbie Hancock, Best Music, Original Score for 'Round Midnight (1986).

Willie D. Burton, Best Sound for Bird (1988) .

Denzel Washington, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Glory (1989).

Russell Williams II, Best Sound for Glory (1989) .

Whoopi Goldberg, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Ghost (1990).

Russell Williams II, Best Sound for Dances With Wolves (1990) .

Quincy Jones, 1995 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

Cuba Gooding, Jr., Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Jerry Maguire (1996).

Halle Berry, Best Actress in a Leading Role for Monster's Ball (2001).

Denzel Washington, Best Actor in a Leading Role for Training Day (2001).

Sidney Poitier, Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award "for his extraordinary performances and unique presence on the screen and for representing the industry with dignity, style and intelligence."

Jamie Foxx, Best Actor in a Leading Role for Ray (2004).

Morgan Freeman, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman, and Paul Beauregard , Best Music, Original Song for "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from Hustle & Flow (2005).

Forest Whitaker, Best Actor in a Leading Role for The Last King of Scotland (2006).

Jennifer Hudson, Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Dreamgirls (2006).

Willie D. Burton, Best Achievement in Sound Mixing for Dreamgirls (2006) .



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