There were just as many black stars in Hollywood as there were white. It didn’t matter how talented they were however as most were relegated to the roles of house servants, baggage handlers, valets, porters, criminals or all singing all dancing sidekicks. 1,078 more words
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It’s no secret that Hattie McDaniel, the first African-American woman to win an Oscar, broke boundaries in the industry.
But it turns out her mere presence at the 1940 ceremony was a stride unto itself. 745 more words