TIL that when Hattie McDaniel became the first black person to win an Academy Award (for her performance in “Gone with the Wind”) in 1940, she was seated at a segregated table at the side of the room

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hattie_McDaniel

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  1. That sounds like Critical Race Theory nonsense. I’m kidding. Man, some very horrible people have done (and still are) doing some pretty horrible things to people. I think the only way we get rid of racism is to teach about it.

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