Hattie McDaniel.

Hattie McDaniel.

One of the very first African American women to be in a film is Hattie McDaniel. Hattie McDaniel was an American stage actress, professional singer-songwriter, and comedian. But, Hattie is best known for her role in Gone With The Wind.    Hattie McDaniels  "The Mammy"     When you think of the term "The Mammy" [...]

Young African American Women Representation in film!

Young African American Women Representation in film!

  .. Continuous from African American Women Representation In film: Wating to Exhale  Recently while scrolling on twitter I came across this perfect video that explains my complete issue visually. The video includes 16 films and a variety of different portrayal of African American women. I have watched all of these films more than once [...]

African American Women Representation in Film: Waiting to Exhale

African American Women Representation in Film: Waiting to Exhale

The issue I will be discussing is black women representation and portrayal in films. This issue is a personal one for me because I am a black woman myself and I would love to see a more positive representation of women but mostly black women in film. To strengthen my argument, I will be using [...]