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'12 Years a Slave' wins Oscar for best picture, Steve McQueen is first Black director to win Oscar for best picture, Lupita Nyong'o, also Black, wins Oscar for best supporting actress in the film, read the list of 2014 Oscar winners here at Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper, the motion picture movie was produced by Actor Brad Pitt, John Ridley, who is also Black, wins for best adapted screenplay for the movie

Chiwetel Ejiofor (left) stars in '12 Years a  Slave,' the epic drama that took home the Oscar for best picture Sunday night at the 86th Annual Academy Awards By  Kathy Wray Coleman,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. (Kathy Wray Coleman is a 20-year investigative and political journalist and legal reporter who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press) ) /   ( ) LOS ANGELES, California  — The brutal  historical drama '12 Years a  Slave' won best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards Sunday night. Director Steve McQueen Steve McQueen’s slavery odyssey, based on Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir, out did best picture nominees Gravity, Captain Phillips, Philomena,  The Wolf of Wall Street, Her, and The Dallas Buyers Club. McQu