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Hattie McDaniel (Actress) – Petition

HATTIE  McDANIEL 1895 – 1952 ______________________________________ “Why should I complain about making seven hundred dollars a week playing a maid? If I didn’t, I’d be making seven dollars a week actually being one”    By Dale Ricardo Shields  All Rights Reserved – iforcolor.org Give Hattie McDaniel an Oscar; Support the replacement of her plaque Petition …

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Robert Hooks

ROBERT HOOKS Robert (Bobby Dean) Hooks by Dale Ricardo Shields   Actor Producer Activist Creator Cultural Institutions Creator/Co-creator Civil Right Organizations Born Bobby Dean Hooks into the rat-infested Foggy Bottom of segregated Washington, DC in 1937, a product of the post-Depression Northern Migration, the story of Robert Hooks’ life, in many ways, characterizes the turbulent …

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