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. 

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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 a film with a cast of only black women being the main actresses.

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