The 2001 Oscars were a banner year for black actors. Halle Berry became the first black woman to win the Academy Award for best actress and Denzel Washington received a long-overdue best actor award, making him the second black actor.
Pin - 7 (#8) World view & Perspective. Denzel Washington also stands and believes in being humble. When he receives every award he dedicates and thanks God and his family for getting him where he is today.