Director Spike Lee paid tribute to Thomas Jefferson Byrd, who had worked with him in Clockers, Chi-Raq, Bamboozled, He Got Game and Da Sweet Blood of Jesus.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Oscars board of governors look to postpone event date and extend eligibility window
Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Oscars, initially expected to occur on 28 February, could be postponed by almost eight weeks
Ava DuVernay elected to Oscars Board of Governors; other new members include A Star Is Born producer
Ava DuVernay, who was nominated for her documentary 13th, has been an active and vocal member of the film academy for years
Alicia Keys made her Grammy Awards hosting debut in 2019.
For the first time in 30 years, the Oscars ceremony will be host-less, after Kevin Hart decided to step down following backlash for homophobic tweets.
Oscars 2019: Brie Larson, Chris Evans, Daniel Craig, Awkwafina, Jennifer Lopez announced as presenters
No host has been announced for Oscars 2019 after Kevin Hart stepped down following a backlash over past homophobic tweets.
Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg to reunite for musical adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer-winning The Color Purple
Steven Spielberg adapted The Color Purple in 1985, in which Oprah Winfrey made her acting debut
The New York Fashion Week kicked off on 6 September
Director Tyler Perry made the announcement about the project on ABC's talk show The View, which Whoopi Goldberg has moderated for more than a decade.
Get Out director Jordan Peele expresses excitement about 'a renaissance' in Black cinema after Oscar win
Peele became the first African-American screenwriter to win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Get Out
The GLAAD Vanguard Award is given to media personalities who have promoted equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people.
Whether it was Kunal Nayyar lamenting on what Trump's win could mean for him or TV show Black Mirror issuing a statement about the result, Hollywood has been very expressive about the US presidential elections 2016.
Prince was a master rebel.