It’s Famous Friday!
Lena Horne Happy Friday everyone! As Black History Month began on Tuesday, I thought this would be a great time to highlight singer, actress and civil rights activist, Lena Horne! Horne was born in Brooklyn, NY, on June 30, 1917 and was of African, European and Native American descent. In 1933, at the age of 16, she began performing at the Cotton Club in order to support her mother. Here is where her music career commenced. From here she went on to perform on Broadway, beginning in the fall of [...]