Black History Month 2020: Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel is the first Black person to win an Oscar. She won for Best Supporting Actress in 1939 for her role as “Mammy” in Gone with the Wind. In addition to acting, Hattie McDaniel recorded 16 blues sides between 1926 and 1929 and was a radio performer and television personality - She was [...]