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.
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.