Black History Spotlight: Hattie McDaniel, 1st Black Person To Win Academy Award [VIDEO/ PHOTOS]
If this were basketball, Washington would be the Michael Jordan of the Academy Awards. Since beginning his career, the New York native has received six acting nominations, making him the most nominated Black actor of all time. Washington won his first in 1989 for a supporting role in Glory and a second as the menacing Alonzo Harris in Training Day in 2001.
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