Google+ Badge BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
Monday, 25 March 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN ACTRESS HATTIE MCDANIEL : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS " :
African American Actress Hattie McDaniel born on 10th June 1895 and died on 2th October 1952: She was the first African American to win an Academy Award for her role of Mammy in Gone With The Wind (1939) In addition to acting in many films, McDaniel was a professional singer-song writer, comedian, stage actress, radio performer and television star she was the first Black Woman to sing on the radio in America. During her career McDaniel appeared in over three hundred films, although she received screen credit for only eighty or so. She gained the respect of the African American show business community with her generosity, elegance, great beauty and charm. McDaniel has two stars on the Hollywood walk of fame, in Hollywood one at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for her contribution to radio and one at 1719 Vine Street for acting in motion pictures.