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Jordan Peele has won his very first Academy Award on Sunday, March 4. Peele took home an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for his film, Get Out. This is the first time in history that a person of color won for Best Original Screenplay.

 

Get Out serves as the comedian/actor’s directorial debut and did phenomenal in box office records. He earned the highest-grossing debut as an African-American director and the film made over $150 million.

 

 

 

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