Today the nominees for the 2013 Academy Awards were announced and just two African-Americans were nominated.
Denzel Washington was nominated for “Best Actor in a Leading Role” for his heart-wrenching role in “Flight” where he played an alcoholic, drug-abusing pilot who is faced with the decision of his life after a fatal plane crash.
Quvenzhané Wallis was nominated for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” for her role as “Hushpuppy” in the critically acclaimed film “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”
“Beasts of the Southern Wild” was also nominated for “Best Picture.”
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