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Category: Legacy

Projects regarding Hattie’s legacy

 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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Hattie McDaniel’s Academy Award to be Reissued!

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences will be reissuing Hattie McDaniel’s Academy Award, which went missing over 50+ years ago after the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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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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