DON’T FORGET!!!

SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH: YOUR ODE IN FINAL DRAFT FORM IS DUE ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST. IT MUST BE COLORED, DECORATED, AND DONE ACCORDING TO THE DIRECTIONS.

ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8: YOUR “SEEN/UNSEEN” INTERSECTIONALITY COLLAGE IS DUE ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST. IT MUST BE COLORED, DECORATED, AND DONE ACCORDING TO THE DIRECTIONS.

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY WITH NOTABLE ANGELENOS

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Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952) was an African American actress, singer-songwriter, and comedian. She is best known for her role as Mammy in Gone with the Wind (1939), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the first Academy Award won by an African American.

In addition to acting in many films, Miss McDaniel was a professional singer-songwriter, comedian, stage actress, radio performer, and television star; she was the first black woman to sing on the radio in the U.S. She appeared in over 300 films, although she received screen credits for only 80 or so.

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Miss McDaniel has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood: one at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for her contributions to radio and one at 1719 Vine Street for acting in motion pictures. In 1975, she was inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, and in 2006, she became the first black Oscar winner honored with a US postage stamp.

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