Black Women in Hollywood: Encore!!!

"Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique."--Hattie McDaniel Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Oscar in 1939 for her portrayal of Mammy in "Gone With the Wind." Since that time, there have only been five Black women to win an Academy Award for acting in its 82-year history. Read More: Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon 2010Black Women In Hollywood: Event Re-Cap
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