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.

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As we celebrate Common and John Legend for winning an Oscar for Best Original Song we can't help but feel proud. ... From Hattie McDaniel (the first Black person to ever win) to Denzel Washington ... ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood.

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African American Oscar Winners & Nominees (Acting) ... 1972 Cicely Tyson for Sounder; 1972 Diana Ross for Lady Sings the Blues; 1974 Diahann Carroll for ...

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