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  1. What we'd be talking about it if weren't for The FlubRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... adorable Sunny Pawar is. And how these speeches by Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney, Emma Stone and Viola Davis are truly worth a listen . Viola Davis reflected on how far she has come in her life after winning an Academy Award for Best ...

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  2. The Academy Awards Refused to Be #OscarsSoWhite Last Night, and That's ProgressRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Lucky

    ... Washington was nominated for Best Actor; Ava Duvernay was nominated for her documentary 13th; Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis, Naomi Harris, and Ruth Negga were all nominated for their acting. Even better, many of them won. Last night's successes were ...

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  3. Following Oscar win, Viola Davis is first black winner of acting 'triple crown'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    Viola Davis, who won best supporting actress Sunday night for 'Fences,' won a Tony for a theater production of the same role, in addition to an Emmy for her work in the ABC TV series 'How to Get Away with Murder.' How common is winning the award trifecta? Following her win of the 2017 best supporting actress Oscar for her role in the movie "Fences," actress Viola Davis is now the first African-American actor to have received an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award for acting roles.

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  4. Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck and Emma Stone bag the top honoursRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... but didn't quite catch the entirety of the waterworks that followed. Affleck is a contender for Best Actor . Viola Davis is an nearly guaranteed lock for the win. The earliest iteration I could find is from 2009, when she shared itduring the ...

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  5. VIDEO: Viola Davis Pays Tribute to August Wilson in Moving Acceptance SpeechRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Last night, Viola Davis picked up the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for FENCES. The actress reprised her Tony Award winning performance as Rose Maxson, a devoted wife and mother who tries to champion her son's ambitions against her husband's sometimes savage derision, in the big-screen adaptation of August Wilson 's drama.

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  6. South Carolina's Viola Davis won an Oscar and gave an amazing speech; no one is surprisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    Viola Davis poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Viola Davis poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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  7. Huge gaffe as La La Land mistakenly announced best picture prize winner over Moonlight at OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This is Local London

    Mahershala Ali with the award for Best Supporting Actor, Emma Stone with the award for Best Actress, Viola Davis with the award for Best Supporting Actress and Casey Affleck with the award for Best Actor. Pic credit: PA Disorder and disarray surrounded the top prize at the Oscars last night as Moonlight won the best picture prize - after La La Land was shambolically announced as the winner.

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  8. Firm responsible for counting Oscars votes apologises for best film blunderRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ballymoney and Moyle Times

    ... we just had a daughter four days ago. I just want to thank her for being such a soldier through this process." Viola Davis received a standing ovation and cheers as she won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in Fences. Davis, who has ...

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  9. La La Land leads Oscar wins with six gongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Andover Advertiser

    ... Stone added: "I still have a lot of growing and learning to do and this guy is a symbol on that journey." Viola Davis received a standing ovation and cheers as she won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in Fences. Davis, who has been ...

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  10. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 27 Feb 2017Read the original story

    Yesterday | The First Post

    ... Jenkins, director of Moonlight, is now the second black director to win a best picture Oscar. His cast members Viola Davis and Mahershala Ali won best supporting actress and actor. Casey Affleck took best actor for Manchester by the Sea while Emma ...

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  11. Samsung Launches Complete Portfolio Of Commercial 5G ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... Manchester By The Sea won Best Original Screenplay , while the film's Casey Affleck picked up Best Actor. Viola Davis gave an incredibly emotional Oscars speech Davis has been nominated for Supporting Actress three times, for Fences , The Help , and ...

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  12. Oscars 2017: Why are stars wearing blue ribbons on the red carpet?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... 18 points, five steals and five rebounds, while Iroegbu and Clifford had 15 points and 12 points, respectively. Viola Davis gave an incredibly emotional Oscars speech Davis has been nominated for Supporting Actress three times, for Fences , The Help ...

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  13. Mahershala Ali won the best supporting actor gong for his role in MoonlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watford Observer

    ... we just had a daughter four days ago. I just want to thank her for being such a soldier through this process." Viola Davis received a standing ovation and cheers as she won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in Fences. Davis, who has ...

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  14. Viola Davis won an Oscar and gave an amazing speech; no one is surprisedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    As expected, Viola Davis won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "Fences." As soon as she took the stage, everyone knew we were in for a heck of a speech.

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  15. Viola Davis wins best supporting actress at the 89th OscarsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... you everyone for your love and support!" she wrote in the caption. "If I don't, I'm not respecting his work". Viola Davis has won Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at the 2017 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on February 26 in Hollywood. The ...

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  16. Viola Davis Takes Home First Oscar, Delivers Powerful Acceptance SpeechRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... to resurface. Police divers have discovered a body in their search for a missing swimmer in Lake Karapiro. Did Viola Davis Win The Oscar? But her work opposite Denzel Washington , who also directed " Fences ", finally earned her the statuette. Thank ...

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  17. Trader Joe's Recalls Unsweetened Apple Sauce Products Due to Potential Glass PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... Michigan State . While on his visit, Theo knew it was time to officially become a Michigan State Spartan. Viola Davis Becomes First Black Actor to Win an Oscar, Emmy & Tony After a surprising loss for her performance in " The Help " five years ago, ...

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  18. 'La La Land' wins best director Oscar - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHMRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... actor in a drama. Casey Affleck has won his first-ever Academy Award. "I'm just dumbfounded that I'm included". Viola Davis wins best supporting actress at the 89th Oscars After a surprising loss for her performance in " The Help " five years ago, a ...

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  19. Oscars 2017: Moonlight wins Best Picture after La La Land's was mistakenly honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Polygon

    ... Globe and BAFTA award. Three of the least surprising wins of the night were also some of the most deserved. Viola Davis took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Fences, with Mahershala Ali being honored for his work in ...

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  20. Viola Davis's Powerful Journey from Extreme Poverty to Oscar GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | InStyle

    Born in a one-room shack with no running water, Viola Davis has journeyed beyond the "trauma" of her impoverished upbringing to finally bring home Oscar gold Sunday night thanks to her Best Supporting Actress win for Fences . Although the 51-year-old is now one of the most renowned actresses in Hollywood - in part because of her acclaimed roles in movies like The Help and her TV show, How to Get Away With Murder - Davis grew up so poor that she had to wear rags around her neck at night to protect her from rat bites, and remembers her family's refrigerator being literally bare.

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