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Bette Noir

Had been meaning to get around to IN THIS OUR LIFE for ages — John Huston’s largely despised follow-up to THE MALTESE FALCON was being discussed on Facebook by Dan Callahan, Farran Smith Nehme and others, and Fiona listened in and got excited. 486 more words


Terrific Woman Tuesday: Hattie McDaniel

Hello Beauties! This is the last Tuesday of February, which means Black History month is unfortunately coming to an end. However, this does not mean we forget about all the wonderful accomplishments black people have done. 198 more words


Representation and the Oscars: The Conversation Is Just Beginning

With the most important night for film less than a week away, racial representation has once again become a topic of this year’s Oscars. Between the hype for Black Panther’s box office success, African-Americans holding one in five acting nominees and Dee Rees’ historic nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay, many are wondering whether Black cinema and the Oscars are experiencing historic change. 455 more words


Buy It Friday ~ Gone With The Wind

Buy It Friday is a nice addition to Auntie B’s blogging adventures.  Not only does it give me the opportunity to show some of my fabulous products, it gives you the chance to buy those products directly from this site.  383 more words

Buy It Friday

Black History Month - Hattie McDaniel

Hattie McDaniel

June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952

Hattie McDaniel was born on June 10, 1893, in Wichita, Kansas. In 1901, McDaniel and her family moved to Denver, Colorado.

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Typical Black Women

More than Mammy: The Life of Hattie McDaniel

The situation for African-American actors in Hollywood is a constant topic of discussion in the industry, and for good reason because it needs improvement. (Remember the #OscarsSoWhite controversy a couple years back?) Black History Month seems like the perfect time to look back at the past for a source of inspiration that black actors working today can utilize going forward. 556 more words


Black History Month: 02/05/2018

For day 5 of Black History Month, I would like to turn your attention to the first African American to win an Oscar in 1940 for her role in… 273 more words