The Screen Actors Guild Awards took place Sunday night. You probably missed it if you were watching the Isley Bros/Earth, Wind & Fire Verzuz.
The SAG Awards were still socially distanced this year but the celebration of movies and television was felt from the comfort of one’s couch as the awards made history with all four acting awards going to people of color.
Chadwick Boseman won a SAG Award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
His widow Taylor Simone Ledward accepted the award on his behalf. After thanking everyone she recited words left for us from Chadwick.
If you see the world unbalanced be a crusader that pushes heavily on the seesaw of the mind.
So far Chadwick has won all the major awards leading up to the Oscars.
Schitt’s Creek (best ensemble of a comedy) and The Crown (best ensemble of a drama) won for television. Jason Bateman won Best Male Actor in a Drama Series for his role in Ozark.
Best Female in a Drama Series went to Gillian Anderson for The Crown. As for motion pictures, Best Cast went to Trial of the Chicago 7.
Chadwick Boseman won a posthumous award for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role for and Viola Davis won for Best Actress for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
The award for Male Actor in a Supporting Role went to Daniel Kaluuya for Judas and the Black Messiah. Female in a Supporting Role winner was Youn Yuh-Jung for Minari.