Mammy to Minnie: Black Women Oscar Winners

intro: After Octavia Spencer won the Academy Award for best supporting actress, Jennifer Hudson, who won the same award in 2006, was first to welcome her into the very exclusive club of black women Oscar winners. "Yes!!!! Welcome to the family Octavia!! Congrats!!! Amazing!!" she tweeted Sunday night. Like all families, this one comes with baggage. For most Oscar winners, an Academy Award is a boon to their careers, both in terms of roles and earning power. For black women, the road after...Full Story
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