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Black History

Black History Fact: Hattie McDaniel

In 1940, Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American performer to win an Academy Award for Best supporting Actress the film industry’s highest honor—for her role of “Mammy” in Gone with the Wind.

Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hattie_McDaniel

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