Hattie McDaniel – The first Black Oscar winner

Published on November 3, 2019 by

Never forget Hattie McDaniel, the first Black person (male or female) to win an Oscar for Gone with the Wind in 1939.

She also responded to NAACP’s criticism of her “stereotypical” roles…

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Danny Augustus Bell
2 years ago

If you ever get a chance to see Song of the South. By Disney studios. You will see a less varnished depiction of race class, and culture as it was romanticised in Mid 20th century America. When candor and schmultzunf carried more weight than it does now by my accounts about 6 generations removed. If you go by baby boomers, X Generation, Y Generation, Millennials and Echo Boomers. Each with it’s own rake in self deternention, sexuality and sexual orientations as priorities in their relative ve personal microcosm or social universe which has it’s orbit bit has the individual in orbit amongst a Star system of nurtiring individuals or lack there of.