Monday, February 27, 2012

Octavia Spencer Wins the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress



Congratulations to Octavia Spencer on her 2012 Oscar's win for best supporting actress in The Help.  Her Oscar's award is the crowning glory to her collection of awards including a Golden Globe, Critics Choice and SAG.

Spencer was understandably overcome with emotion when her name was called out and she received a standing ovation from the illustrious Oscar's crowd.

What a formidable woman. What an inspirational achievement. 

Have to give a special shout out to Halle Berry who has contributed so much to the recognition of black women today in movies and in television. Halle Berry who won an Oscar in 2002 for her leading role in Monster's Ball was right when she referred to her win as a win for;

 "...every nameless, faceless woman of colour who now has a chance because tonight this door has been opened"



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