The Flower in Mo'Nique's Hair: Hattie McDaniel Tribute

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Mo'Nique is wearing a flower in her hair as a tribute to the first black woman to win an Oscar, Hattie McDaniel. Mo'Nique's production company is making a film about McDaniel, which she may star in.

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If this project comes into fruition, I'd prefer that a Black screenwriter take it on so that the complexities of Ms. McDaniel's career and standing in Hollywood can be fully realized.