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Misbehavin’ Woman: Lena Horne

Posted by gansie on May 10, 2010

Hitting high notes and breaking the color line, all while looking beautiful.

Lena Horne, June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010 [WaPo]

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One Response to “Misbehavin’ Woman: Lena Horne”

  1. timi said

    Lena Horne breaking the colour line? BARELY. More like she looked white enough for the white males who ran hollywood to drool over while she was black enough for it to be a taboo to actually cast her in roles that were worthy of her ingénue status.

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