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The Case of Hattie McDaniel's Missing Oscar
The Case of Hattie McDaniel's Missing Oscar...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 29, 1940
Hattie McDaniel becomes first African-American to ever win an Academy Award, winning for her role a...


This Day in Black History: May 3, 1948
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Black couple's effort to buy a home despite objections b...


Gone With the Wind Prequel Aims to Give Life to Mammy
"Ruth's Journey," an upcoming prequel to "Gone With the Wind," will center on the life and times of...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 26, 1952
Actress and the first Black Oscar winner Hattie McDaniel dies....


'Precious' Makes History at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards
'Precious' makes history at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards....


And The Nominees Weren't
And The Nominees Weren’t... A look back at outstanding performances by Black actors that Oscar over...


Commentary: Hollywood’s Complex Relationship With Black Actors
Why do the Oscars spotlight the same images of African-Americans?...


Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer Lead 2012 Oscar Nominations
The Help costars could continue the tradition of making Hollywood history for Black actors....


Review: By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Sanaa Lathan delivers some of the best acting in her career with the off-Broadway play "By the Way,...


Q&A: Sanaa Lathan Talks Contagion and Roles for Black Women
The actress on her new creepy film and why playing a maid isn’t always a bad thing....