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Ariana DeBose became the first queer Black woman to win an acting award

Dais Newsfeed | 28/03/2022 09:44 AM | Click to read full article

"West Side Story" actress Ariana DeBose made history at the Oscars on Sunday by becoming the first Afro-Latina, openly queer actor of color to win an Academy Award.

"This queer, Afro-Latina actress who found her strength in life through art," DeBose added when talking about dreaming of this moment as a kid sitting in a white Ford Focus.