The first African American to win an Academy Award was Hattie McDaniel, who won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in Gone with the Wind in 1940.
Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Academy Award. ... 1963
, Lilies of the Field, Homer Smith, Won, First black male to win an Oscar.
Actress and radio performer Hattie McDaniel became the first African American to
win an Oscar in 1940, for her supporting role as Mammy in 'Gone With the ...
Feb 19, 2015 ... On a February afternoon in 1940, Hattie McDaniel — then one of the biggest
African-American movie stars in the world — marched into the ...
From Hattie McDaniel (the first Black person to ever win) to Denzel Washington (
the only Black actor to have two Oscars), here's a look at African-American ...
Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American to earn an Oscar. For her
performance in 1939's Gone with the Wind, McDaniel earned $1,000 a week for
her role ...
Sidney Poitier has become the first black person to win the best actor Oscar. ...
Bahamian accent and was initially rejected by the American Negro Theatre.
Feb 24, 2012 ... <strong>HATTIE MCDANIEL</strong> <br><br> At the age of 47, Hattie
McDaniel became the first African American to win the coveted Oscar ...
The 2016 Oscar nominations featured a lack of diversity as minority actors, ...
Viola Davis became the first African-American to win for lead actress in a drama
On this day in 1964, Sydney Poitier becomes the first African American to win the
Academy Award for Best Actor, for his role as a construction worker who helps ...