Photo: CNBC.com 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
Photo: The Polytechnic Get Out has rightfully received several major Oscar nominations. The film was nominated for Best Picture, Best Lead Actor for Daniel Kaluuya, Best Director for Jordan Peele, and Best Original Screenplay. Get Out receiving multiple Oscar nominations is exciting since the film was snubbed at the 75th annual Golden Globes.
Photo: Gary/Chicago Crusader Taraji P. Henson is set to star in an upcoming film based on Emmett Till. Till a 14-year-old African-American teenager from Chicago was kidnapped and brutally murdered by two white men in Mississippi in 1955. The 47-year-old actress will play Till's mother, Mamie Till-Mobley. She decided to have her