Engage: Winners at the Oscars, Independent Spirit Awards

Octavia Spencer won best supporting actress for "The Help" at the Academy Awards.

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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress, thanks Alabama family  -- Al.com
'Undefeated' director T.J. Martin is first black director to win Oscar for full-length film -- Bellingham Herald
'Pariah' wins best film, 'The Interrupters' wins best documentary at Independent Spirit Awards -- Shadow & Act
    Soldier faces court-martial in Pvt. Danny Chen suicide case -- AM New York
      Journey of a black student at Stuyvesant, New York's top science high school -- The New York Times
      'In the 105-year history of yell leaders, no yell leader has ever been female' at Texas A&M -- The Wall Street Journal