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Mixed Chicks Black History Month — Hattie McDaniel

Feb 10, 2014 in News by commentNo Comments

  Our Mixed Chicks Black History Month woman of distinction today is Hattie McDaniel. She is the first African American to win an Academy Award. Born and raised in Witchita, Kansas, McDaniel got her start in the 1932 film The Golden West where she played a mammy-maid role. She then went on to play several […]