It was a big night for actress Viola Davis, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in "Fences". Her crowning achievement comes after a long and illustrious career filled with numerous awards and three Oscar nominations. Her win also highlights Hollywood’s growing interest in complex minority characters. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more.
Three-hour-plus telecast, broadcast worldwide, is expected to resemble one very glitzy protest against President Donald Trump, whom award-winners - like Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes - have railed against throughout Hollywood's awards season