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Ryan Coogler Glows Up This Awards Season + Black Hollywood Supports Entertainment & Arts At African American Film Critics Association Awards

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The stars aligned in Hollywood for the 2019 African-American Film Critics Association Awards ceremony where Ryan Coogler nabbed several awards for his Midas Touch in directing. Find out which awards he was honored with, plus flicks from the event inside...

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It was like a Black Hollywood Actor Reunion!

The 10th annual African-American Film Critics Association Awards ceremony, sponsored by Nissan, went down at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood and several of today's biggest stars in film came out in full force to celebrate.

The annual awards ceremony promotes the achievements of minorities in the arts and entertainment industry, which is much needed since mainstream often likes to try and play us when it comes to being recognized for being the best of the best. It’s been a breakthrough year in cinema, especially for people of color.

Director Ryan Coogler had an exciting and fulfilling night as he was a major winner. He won three awards, including awards for Best Director, Best Film and Best Song for his incredible work on Black Panther. No surprise there!

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SELMA directress Ava DuVernay presented the talented director with the Best Director Award for bringing us the best movie of 2018.

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"Martin" alum Tichina Arnold was tapped to host the ceremony's milestone show. She currently stars on "The Neighborhood" with Cedric The Entertainer and the CBS series was just renewed for a 2nd season.

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"The Game" alum Wendy Raquel Robinson was in the mix to celebrate her peers.

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Regina Hall copped the Best Actress Award for her role in Support The Girls. 

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She celebrated backstage with actress Rashida Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones.

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Like father, like son! John David Washington may have been snubbed for an Oscar, but he was a big winner at the AAFCAs. He won Best Actor for his role in Spike Lee's BlacKKKlansman.

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Bird Box starTrevante Rhodes congratulated John on his big win.

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Legendary producer Quincy Jones was honored with the AAFCA Stanley Kramer Award.

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Rashida Jones didn't leave empty handed. The filmmaker and QUINCY director Alan Hicks won Best Documentary for QUINCY. If you haven't see it yet, check it out on Netflix. 

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Amandla Stenberg had us all in our feels for The Hate U Give. She won Best Breakthrough Performance for her performance.

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Barry Jenkins copped Best Independent Film for his critically acclaimed drama, If Beale Street Could Talk.

On the carpet...

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The hostess with the mostess.

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Tichina's "Survivor's Remorse" co-star Jessie T. Usher hit the red carpet.

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Actress Storm Reid took a break from filming Ava's "Central Park Five" to attend the event.

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"Queen Sugar" stars Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Dondre Whitfield, and Bianca Lawson were there to accept the Best TV Drama award for their hit OWN series. Dondre's gorgeous wife/actress Salli Richardson-Whitfield was there to support her hubby and mingle with friends.

We're SO ready for Season 4!

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The man of the night hit the carpet before raking up awards.

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"Insecure" star/new dad Sarunas Jackson was there to accept the Best TV Comedy for the hit HBO series.

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51 and UBER fab. Wendy looked GOODT.

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And Barry hit the carpet before making his way inside.

 

Congrats to all the winners!

Photos: Nigel Degraff for UWG/Getty

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