Oscars Black Best Actress

Name the black actresses who were nominated/won the Oscars in the Best Actress categories.
Year = year of the ceremony honoring the previous year's films
Winners in bold
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Best Leading Actress
Year
Movie
Actor
2021
The U.S. vs. Billie Holiday
Andra Day
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Viola Davis
2020
Harriet
Cynthia Erivo
2017
Loving
Ruth Negga
2013
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Quvenzhané Wallis
2012
The Help
Viola Davis
2010
Precious
Gabourey Sidibe
2002
Monster's Ball
Halle Berry
1994
What's Love Got to Do With It
Angela Bassett
1986
The Color Purple
Whoopi Goldberg
1975
Claudine
Diahann Carroll
1973
Lady Sings the Blues
Diana Ross
Sounder
Cicely Tyson
1955
Carmen Jones
Dorothy Dandridge
Best Supporting Actress
Year
Movie
Actor
2019
If Beale Street Could Talk
Regina King
2018
Mudbound
Mary J. Blige
The Shape of Water
Octavia Spencer
2017
Fences
Viola Davis
Moonlight
Naomie Harris
Hidden Figures
Octavia Spencer
2014
12 Years a Slave
Lupita Nyong'o
2012
The Help
Octavia Spencer
2010
Precious
Mo'Nique
2009
Doubt
Viola Davis
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Taraji P. Henson
2008
American Gangster
Ruby Dee
2007
Dreamgirls
Jennifer Hudson
2005
Hotel Rwanda
Sophie Okonedo
2003
Chicago
Queen Latifah
1997
Secrets & Lies
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
1991
Ghost
Whoopi Goldberg
1986
The Color Purple
Margaret Avery
Oprah Winfrey
1984
Cross Creek
Alfre Woodard
1968
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Beah Richards
1960
Imitation of Life
Juanita Moore
1950
Pinky
Ethel Waters
1940
Gone with the Wind
Hattie McDaniel
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