This speech focuses on McDaniel's career in a time of limited screen roles for African-Americans and her humanitarian endeavors. It was given at the U.S. Post Office unveiling of the 2006 Black Heritage postage stamp honoring McDaniel, the first African-American to win an Academy Award acting award. McDaniel won for portraying Mammy in the 1939 film "Gone with the Wind."
Sherri L. Burr,
The Immortal Hattie McDaniel,
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