Black History Month:Hattie McDaniel


Hattie McDaniel became the first African-American to win an Oscar in 1940 for the role of Mammy in Gone With The Wind. She had to sit at a blacks-only table during the Oscar ceremony because of segregation laws of the time. In addition to acting in many films, McDaniel was a professional singer-songwriter, comedian, stage … Continue reading Black History Month:Hattie McDaniel