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With the new Netflix miniseries Hollywood, creator Ryan Murphy looked to revise some of the Golden Age of cinema’s wrongs by writing more hopeful storylines for real-life stars forced to battle racism and homophobia. Among the historical figures in the show is Hattie McDaniel, portrayed by Queen Latifah, who was the first black actor to win an Academy Award. Here’s what else you need to know about the Gone With the Wind star.

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