Jackie "Moms" Mabley (March 1894 – May born Loretta Mary Aiken, was an American standup comedian and a pioneer of the so-called "Chitlin Circuit" of African-American vaudeville and the first female comedian on TV
March 1894 Loretta Mary Aiken (Jackie “Moms” Mabley), stand-up comedienne, was born in Brevard, North Carolina. At the age of Mabley ran away to Cleveland, Ohio with travelling minstrel show where she began singing and entertaining.
Hattie McDaniel (June 1895 – October was an American actress. McDaniel was the first African-American to win an Academy Award. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the Wind