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Ethel Waters (1896-1977) African-American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. From a poor and constantly transient childhood, she became a highly paid and acknowledged performer. She was a celebrity performer in the Harlem Renaissance (1920s), the first African-American actress to star in a television series (1950), the first black woman in an otherwise white Broadway show (1939), the second African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award (1950), the first African-American…

Ethel Waters (1896-1977) African-American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. From a poor and constantly transient childhood, she became a highly paid and acknowledged performer. She was a celebrity performer in the Harlem Renaissance (1920s), the first African-American actress to star in a television series (1950), the first black woman in an otherwise white Broadway show (1939), the second African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award (1950), the first African-American…

Michael Jackson, 1958-2009 - was a Singer-songwriter, musician, composer, dancer, choreographer, record producer, actor, businessman, and philanthropist. Known as the King of Pop, or by his initials MJ, is recognized as one of the most succesful entertainers of all time. Died at age 50.

Michael Jackson, 1958-2009 - was a Singer-songwriter, musician, composer, dancer, choreographer, record producer, actor, businessman, and philanthropist. Known as the King of Pop, or by his initials MJ, is recognized as one of the most succesful entertainers of all time. Died at age 50.

Sarah Lois Vaughan was an American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow as having "one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century." Nicknamed "Sailor", "Sassy" and "The Divine One", Sarah Vaughan was a Grammy Award winner.

Sarah Lois Vaughan was an American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow as having "one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century." Nicknamed "Sailor", "Sassy" and "The Divine One", Sarah Vaughan was a Grammy Award winner.

Raven Wilkinson - The first African American to be a member of a major ballet company in the United States

Raven Wilkinson - The first African American to be a member of a major ballet company in the United States

Halle Berry, Ohio, became the first African-American to enter the Miss World pageant in 1986 and placed 6th.

Halle Berry, Ohio, became the first African-American to enter the Miss World pageant in 1986 and placed 6th.

Billie Holiday at the d’Orly airport, Paris, photographed by Jean-Pierre Leloir, 1958

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Billie Holiday at the d’Orly airport, Paris, photographed by Jean-Pierre Leloir, 1958

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