Lena Horne & Dr. King

Lena Horne and Dr Martin Luther King at a party Ms Horne gave in his honor in New York in 1963

Lena Horne | June 30, 1917 - May 10, 2010 by Black History Album, via Flickr

The beautiful Lena Horne (June 1917 - May was an American actress, singer, dancer, and civil rights activist. Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton

Lena Horne | Black Hollywood Series by Black History Album, via Flickr

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 1917 – May was an African American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer.

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