Black Panther wins historic Oscars for #BlackExcellence, Marvel Studios

Oscars ‘Black Panther’s’ Ruth E. Carter makes history as first African American to win for costume design

At Sunday's awards ceremony so far, Black Panther received Oscars for Achievement in Costume Design awarded to Ruth Carter; and Achievement in Production Design, given to Hannah Beachler (production design) and Jay Hart (set decoration).

In addition to a foreign language film nod, "Roma" also took home directing and cinematography Oscars for Alfonso Cuaron, while "Black Panther" surprised with wins in production design, costume design and original score.

Carter's colleague Beachler won best production design for "Black Panther", becoming the first black victor in her category.

She continued, "Marvel may have made the first black superhero, but through costume design we turned him into an African king".

The record-breaking superhero film has helped Marvel Studios to win its first ever Oscars.

It's also the second time two African-American performers have won supporting role Oscars in the same year as Regina King won for If Beale Street Could Talk too. Thank you, Ryan. I love you.

But it didn't end there: in fact, this year's Oscars broke some serious ground, and made history in several categories.

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Thank you, Ryan Coogler. "Mom, thank you for teaching me about people and their stories", she added.

In addition, the film Black Panther was nominated for Best Picture, which went to the Green Book.

It's also the first superhero movie of all-time to win Best Original Score. What's more, the film won best director, best cinematography, and best foreign-language film.

Other notable wins of the night included Peter Ramsey, who became the first African-American to be nominated for Best Animated Feature.

The nominee - she's up for Best Production Design for Black Panther - wore gold Wakanda inspired jewelry on her face, complimenting her incredible orange gown, on Sunday (February 24) at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Fellow Oscar victor Halle Berry was one of the first to congratulate her.

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