Jeffrey Wright (Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons)

The recent unveiling of the 2024 Oscar nominations brought forth a notable roster of Black talent among the 96th annual Academy Awards nominees, marking a significant stride for the industry in recognizing diversity within the film industry.

**FILE** Colman Domingo (Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons)Colman Domingo (Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons)

Set to be broadcast on ABC on March 10, the 2024 Oscar ceremony sets up as a night of celebration, with audiences witnessing a menu that includes Black excellence.

Here’s a closer look at the five African Americans nominated for Oscars this year:

  • Danielle Brooks: Best Actress In A Supporting Role nominee, The Color Purple”
  • Sterling K. Brown: Best Actor In A Supporting Role nominee, “American Fiction”
  • Colman Domingo: Best Actor In A Leading Role” nominee, “Rustin”
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph: Best Actress In A Supporting Role nominee, “The Holdovers”
  • Jeffrey Wright: Best Actor In A Leading Role nominee, “American Fiction”