Hattie's Come Home

Hattie Comes Home

THE ACADEMY AND ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES TO PRESENT
HOWARD UNIVERSITY A REPLACEMENT OF HATTIE MCDANIEL’S
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS ACADEMY AWARD®

Hattie McDaniel was the First Black Person to Be
Nominated for and Win an Academy Award

Howard University to Host “Hattie’s Come Home” Ceremony
on October 1

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Los Angeles, CA, September 22, 2023—The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced today the Academy will gift to the Howard University Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts a replacement of actor Hattie McDaniel’s Best Supporting Actress Academy Award®. Howard University will host a ceremony titled “Hattie’s Come Home” at its Cramton Auditorium in Washington, D.C., on October 1, 2023. Mistress of Ceremonies Lesli Foster, evening news anchor, WUSA9.

PLEASE RSVP: finearts@howard.edu

LIVE STREAM LINK: finearts.howard.edu

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