Video: Relive Halle Berry’s emotional reaction after emerging the first African-American woman to win Oscar for Best Actress


Halle Berry remains the only woman of colour to win Oscars’ Best Actress to date, as of this year.Halle Berry
became the first African-American woman to winan Oscar, when she
emerged as the Best Actress for her role in romantic movie ‘Monster’s
Ball’ during the 74th Academy Awards in 2002.

Halle Berry and Denzel WashingtonHalle Berry

That
same year, Denzel Washington became the second African-American actor
to receive the award for Best Actor and it was also the first time two
African-American entertainers won in leading role in a year.
However, she remains the only woman of color to win Oscars’ Best Actress to date, as of this year.
While the likes of Jada Pinkett Smith, Spike Lee, Idris Elba, David Oyelowo, Will Smith, Tyrese Gibson and
more have condemn the Academy for the lack of diversity in Oscar
nominations for two consecutive years, we present you this video to
relive Halle’s emotional reaction when she emerged winner for the first
time.
 Her reaction was so unique that we find it hard to forget. Enjoy!
This year’s ceremony will take place on February 28, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

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