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Hattie McDaniel’s life story.

Interview with Kevin on Denver 7 News

Kevin was interviewed on February 1st, 2024 by Mica Smith of Denver7 News called Preserving Black History, where they talk about Hattie’s home in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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 Recording of the Howard University event reissuing Hattie's Oscar

Watch Recording of Hattie’s Come Home Ceremony

Ms. McDaniel was the first black performer to win the Oscar at the 1940 Academy Awards for her role as Mammy in Gone With the Wind. Ms. McDaniel bequeathed her Best Supporting…

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Death on the Lot, Episode 6: The Change Agent (Released June 29, 2023)

New York, NY – May 18, 2023 – Academy Award-winner Adam McKay’s Hyperobject Industries and Sony Music Entertainment today announced Death on the Lot, a new eight-episode podcast series that will spotlight the untimely deaths…

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The Hattie McDaniel Project

Kevin John Goff will be working with the non-profit, the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF), on a film about his great-grandaunt, Oscar-winning actress Hattie McDaniel. Mr. Goff will be…

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 Portrait of Hattie McDaniel by artist Debra Deutsch Oliver

Hattie McDaniel: A Reflective Life

Hattie McDaniel’s great-grandnephew, actor/producer Kevin John Goff, is currently working on a book on Ms. McDaniel. The book, Hattie McDaniel: A Reflective Life, will be released in the 1st Quarter…

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