Hattie “Butterfly” McQueen: The Real “Gone With the Wind” Fabulous Black Woman

by Jae Jones Hattie “Butterfly” McQueen was born January 7, 1911, and was an African-American actress. She made her first appearance as Prissy, Scarlet O’Hara’s maid, in the film Gone with the Wind. The first time the movie premiered McQueen could not attend because Blacks were not allowed in the theater. McQueen changed the world with […]

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