Hattie McDaniel: Pioneering Actor, Singer-Songwriter, and Comedian

Hattie McDaniel: Pioneering Actor, Singer-Songwriter, and Comedian

Born on June 10, 1895, in Wichita, Kansas, Hattie McDaniel made history by becoming the first Person of Color to win an Academy Award for her role in “Gone with the Wind.” McDaniel’s talent and determination paved the way for future generations of Black entertainers in the film industry, and her iconic portrayal of Mammy […]