No one messes with Mammy! Hattie McDaniel in Gone With The Wind won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at the Annual Academy Awards held on February Love the Mammy, one of the most unforgettables in GWTW.
But did you know that Hattie McDaniel, the first African American to win an Oscar, was not allowed to attend the national premier of Gone With The Wind , the film featuring her winning performance, because she was black?
Museum of Tolerance - - Women’s History Month at the MOT - Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American woman to win an Academy Award. She worked with Hollywood legends ranging from Shirley Temple to Clark Gable, but