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Hattie McDaniel

‘Hollywood’: TV Review

With 'Hollywood,' creators Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, working with writer-director Janet Mock, bring Netflix a hopeful but frustratingly naive alt-historical look at 1940s Tinseltown.

Oscars: A Look Back at the African-American Winners

The Hollywood Reporter highlights the 32 black actors, musicians, writers, producers, sound mixers and other artists who have taken home gold.

Oscars: When Politics Takes the Podium at the Academy Awards

Because not everybody believes that controversy is a dirty word.

Mo’Nique: I Was “Blackballed” After Winning My Oscar

The 2010 best supporting actress winner for 'Precious' — who refused to campaign for her award — says she was told by her director Lee Daniels that the perception is she's "difficult" and "tacky,"…

Oscar’s First Black Winner Accepted Her Honor in a Segregated ‘No Blacks’ Hotel in L.A.

It's been 75 years since Hattie McDaniel won for 'Gone With the Wind,' accepting her award at the Ambassador's Cocoanut Grove nightclub. Four husbands, a friendship with Clark Gable and 74 maid roles…