Ms. Lena…Gone

lenahorne1 Ms. Lena...Gone

June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010

So many tributes to the lady who was America’s first black Hollywood star. Here are video tributes to the legendary Lena Horne

Courtesy theInternet Archive, here’s Horne at 21 in her film debut, The Duke is Tops (1938), for which, according to her New York Times obituary, she was never paid:

Singing her signature song Stormy Weather and singing to Kermit the Frog

Here’s more on the life of  Lena Horne

Rev Jesse Jackson remembered Lena Horne for her work in the civil rights struggle

And now some photos of the late great Lena Horne

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