I am a Black Woman

Flow of Silence

41 Sultry Facts About Lena Horne, Hollywood's Velvet Voice

Every color I can think of and nationality, we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us like each other and respect each other. – Lena Horne

Lena Horne Famous Quotes – Words to Live By: Lena Horne

I’m not alone, I’m free. I no longer have to be a credit, I don’t have to be a symbol to anybody; I don’t have to be a first to anybody. – Lena Horne

The Timeless Lena Horne At 100 In Harlem

My identity is very clear to me now, I am a black woman. – Lena Horne

FILE - This April 7, 1994 file photo shows singer-actress Lena Horne in New York. The venerated Times Square concert venue The Town Hall has created a new award to honor arts and activism, a prize to be named after Lena Horne. The Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact will recognize those who promote awareness and create social change. The inaugural winner will be honored in February. (AP Photo/Garth Vaughan, File)

Actress and singer Lena Horne ( 1917–2010 ) was one of the most popular performers of her time, known for films such as ‘Cabin in the Sky’ and ‘The Wiz’ as well as her trademark song, “Stormy Weather.”

She made “in-roads into a world that had never before been explored by African American women, and she did it on her own terms,” Grammy-winning producer Quincy Jones said in a statement. He…

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