Costume designer Ruth E. Carter simply turned the primary Black girl to win two Oscars.
Carter received her second Oscar for costume design for “Black Panther: Wakanda Without end.” In 2019, she turned the primary Black girl to win an Oscar within the class for her work on the primary “Black Panther” movie.
In her acceptance speech, Carter thanked the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences for “recognizing this superhero that may be a Black girl.”
“She endures, she loves, she overcomes,” stated Carter, wearing a hanging goldenrod robe, in an homage to the Black girls she’s wearing her work. “She is each girl on this movie. She is my mom.”
Carter informed the viewers that her mom died earlier within the week at 101.
“This movie ready me for this second,” she stated, after which referenced the late “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, who died in 2020, and requested him to “please deal with mother.”
The acclaimed costumer was beforehand nominated for Oscars for her work in Spike Lee’s “Malcolm X” and Steven Spielberg’s “Amistad.”
Solely 4 different Black Oscar winners have earned a number of statues in aggressive classes – actors Denzel Washington and Mahershala Ali and sound mixers Willie D. Burton and Russell Williams II.