Lupita Nyong'o, who won the Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in 12 Years A Slave, also wrote, "The Awards should not dictate the terms of art in our modern society, but rather be a diverse reflection of the best of what our art has to offer today"
"12 years a slave of this most amazing world of films thank you one and all for the love and the support . Big love," Shahid posted on Twitter
Selma star David Oyelowo was snubbed for an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr
Lupita Nyong'o recognised her journey via the poem in an Instagram post