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Breaking Barriers: Hattie McDaniel

  Breaking Barriers Hattie McDaniel Hattie McDaniel has the distinct honor of being the first black actor in history to win an Academy Award. On February 29th, 1940, she defied the odds and beat four white actresses, including her own … Continue reading

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