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Why was Hattie McDaniel's performance in Gone with the Wind significant?

  • In 2010, Geoffrey Fletcher became the first African American to win for an adapted screenplay.
  • In 1971,Isaac Hayes (1942-2008) was the first black American composer to be honored with this award.
  • Whoopi Goldberg followed her supporting footsteps in 1994.
  • In 1964, Sidney Poitier (1924-) became the first black actor to win for a starring role.

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