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Lena Horne Will Make History With Artist Prize Named In Her Honor | Shadow And Act

Lena Horne made history throughout her life of activism and entertainment. She’s now set to make history once again. Horne has become the first woman of color to have a prominent entertainment award named after her. The Town Hall theater in New York City has announced its new award, the Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact. The award will honor “excellence at the intersection of arts and activism,” according to The Root via a press release, and will “recognize today’s leading artists that are using their platform to promote awareness and create social change.” Monique Jones, Shadow And […]

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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.

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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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Actress Uzo Aduba to Play the First Female Baseballer Toni Stone | Atlanta Black Star Stone, a Black woman, made history in 1953 when she became the first woman ever to play in men’s professional leagues after joining the Negro Leagues.

Stone, a Black woman, made history in 1953 when she became the first woman ever to play in men’s professional leagues after joining the Negro Leagues.

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Issa Rae Talks ‘Insecure,’ Fame, ‘Blackccents,’ and More On the Late Show With Stephen Colbert | OkayAfrica DIASPORA—Insecure Season 2 is just around the corner! Not only is this a wonderful thing in and of itself, but it’s also great because it means that we get to see more of our favorite showrunner, Issa Rae as she makes her press rounds.

DIASPORA—Insecure Season 2 is just around the corner! Not only is this a wonderful thing in and of itself, but it’s also great because it means that we get to see more of our favorite showrunner, Issa Rae as she makes her press rounds.

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