Hattie McDaniel’s house at 2203 S. Harvard St. in the West Adams district of LA.
 In 1949-ten years after she won an Academy Award for Gone With The Wind white residents filed a lawsuit to forbid sale of houses to non-whites using what had been a covenant clause in their deeds. McDaniel took them to court and won the case. Thus ending this practice.

repost courtesy~  Illeana Douglas~ los angeles/antebellum correspondent

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