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Dorothy Dandridge relaxing on the living room floor of her Beverly Hills home. Los Angeles, CA 1950s Dorothy Dandridge (1922–1965) was the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming only the third African American to receive a nomination in any Academy Award category (after Hattie McDaniel and Ethel Waters) at the time.
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Rose Morgan - Founder of Rose Meta House of Beauty, one of the largest and most visible African American beauty salons in the U.S. in the 1950s and 1960s. Featured in our newest online exhibit: From Ideas to Independence: A Century of Entrepreneurial Women | NWHM
The Beulah Show, the first sitcom to star an African American actress, moved from radio to ABC TV on October 3, 1950, starring Ethel Waters for the first season. Hattie McDaniel, star of radio's Beulah, joined the cast around September of 1951 but only filmed six episodes of the second season before falling ill. She was quickly replaced by Louise Beavers who stayed with the show until its cancellation in 1952.