Tag: African American Entertainer

Marian Anderson: The Most Modest Trailblazer | NPR

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Classical singer Marian Anderson was one of the all-time greats — both as an artist, and as a cultural figure who broke down racial barriers. She is best known for performing at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, after she was denied permission to sing for an integrated audience at Washington’s DAR Constitution Hall. But she was much more than that […]
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The “King of Calypso”: Beautiful Portrait Photos of a Young Harry Belafonte in the Early 1950s | Vintage Everyday

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Vintage Everyday, Staff Vintage Everyday Leah Chase (left) and Jessica B. Harris at Dooky Chase’s in 2018. PHOTO: CEDRIC ANGELES. Featured Image 1927 as Harold George Bellanfanti Jr. in Harlem, New York, American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte is one of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars in history. He was dubbed the “King of Calypso” for popularizing […]
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Finding Foundation: How Bobby McFerrin And His Daughter Make Music A Family Affair | NPR The love of music has been passed down in the McFerrin family for generations.">Finding Foundation: How Bobby McFerrin And His Daughter Make Music A Family Affair | NPR The love of music has been passed down in the McFerrin family for generations.

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The love of music has been passed down in the McFerrin family for generations.
Finding Foundation: How Bobby McFerrin And His Daughter Make Music A Family Affair | NPR The love of music has been passed down in the McFerrin family for generations." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

READ: Janelle Monáe Embraces Her Truest Self | Colorlines The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine.">READ: Janelle Monáe Embraces Her Truest Self | Colorlines The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine.

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The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine.
READ: Janelle Monáe Embraces Her Truest Self | Colorlines The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Leontyne Price, Legendary Diva, Is a Movie Star at 90 | The New York Times COLUMBIA, Md. — The soprano Leontyne Price, who retired from singing 20 years ago, assumed that the triumphs of her illustrious career were behind her. Not so. At 90, Ms. Price has become an unlikely movie star.">Leontyne Price, Legendary Diva, Is a Movie Star at 90 | The New York Times COLUMBIA, Md. — The soprano Leontyne Price, who retired from singing 20 years ago, assumed that the triumphs of her illustrious career were behind her. Not so. At 90, Ms. Price has become an unlikely movie star.

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COLUMBIA, Md. — The soprano Leontyne Price, who retired from singing 20 years ago, assumed that the triumphs of her illustrious career were behind her. Not so. At 90, Ms. Price has become an unlikely movie star.
Leontyne Price, Legendary Diva, Is a Movie Star at 90 | The New York Times COLUMBIA, Md. — The soprano Leontyne Price, who retired from singing 20 years ago, assumed that the triumphs of her illustrious career were behind her. Not so. At 90, Ms. Price has become an unlikely movie star." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Unreleased Ella Fitzgerald Live Album, ‘Ella At Zardi’s’, Unearthed From Verve’s Vaults 60+ Years Later In Celebration Of Jazz Legend’s Centennial | PR Newswire Available December 1 via Verve Records/UMe. WBGO Premiers Rare Opening Track "It All Depends On You"">Unreleased Ella Fitzgerald Live Album, ‘Ella At Zardi’s’, Unearthed From Verve’s Vaults 60+ Years Later In Celebration Of Jazz Legend’s Centennial | PR Newswire Available December 1 via Verve Records/UMe. WBGO Premiers Rare Opening Track "It All Depends On You"

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Available December 1 via Verve Records/UMe. WBGO Premiers Rare Opening Track "It All Depends On You"
Unreleased Ella Fitzgerald Live Album, ‘Ella At Zardi’s’, Unearthed From Verve’s Vaults 60+ Years Later In Celebration Of Jazz Legend’s Centennial | PR Newswire Available December 1 via Verve Records/UMe. WBGO Premiers Rare Opening Track "It All Depends On You"" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Harry Belafonte tells crowd at likely last public appearance: ‘We shall overcome’ | The Guardian Singer and civil rights activist, 90, holds Pittsburgh audience spellbound with tales of his life and denunciation of Trump as a national ‘mistake’">Harry Belafonte tells crowd at likely last public appearance: ‘We shall overcome’ | The Guardian Singer and civil rights activist, 90, holds Pittsburgh audience spellbound with tales of his life and denunciation of Trump as a national ‘mistake’

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Singer and civil rights activist, 90, holds Pittsburgh audience spellbound with tales of his life and denunciation of Trump as a national ‘mistake’
Harry Belafonte tells crowd at likely last public appearance: ‘We shall overcome’ | The Guardian Singer and civil rights activist, 90, holds Pittsburgh audience spellbound with tales of his life and denunciation of Trump as a national ‘mistake’" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Diana Ross to Receive American Music Award of Lifetime Achievement at 2017 AMAs | Billboard Diana Ross will receive the American Music Award of Lifetime Achievement at the 2017 American Music Awards, Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced Wednesday (Oct. 18).">Diana Ross to Receive American Music Award of Lifetime Achievement at 2017 AMAs | Billboard Diana Ross will receive the American Music Award of Lifetime Achievement at the 2017 American Music Awards, Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced Wednesday (Oct. 18).

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Diana Ross will receive the American Music Award of Lifetime Achievement at the 2017 American Music Awards, Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced Wednesday (Oct. 18).
Diana Ross to Receive American Music Award of Lifetime Achievement at 2017 AMAs | Billboard Diana Ross will receive the American Music Award of Lifetime Achievement at the 2017 American Music Awards, Dick Clark Productions and ABC announced Wednesday (Oct. 18)." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More