Disney Cast Member James Baskett
March 20, 1948, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards an Oscar (Song) for the song “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” in the film Song of the South; as well as, an Oscar (Special Award) to James Baskette for his portrayal of Uncle Remus in the film Song of the South. Jame Baskette was the first African American to receive an Oscar!
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