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Gwendolyn B. Bennett Quote

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Gwendolyn Bennett

Gwendolyn Bennett was a noted Harlem Renaissance figure who was a poet, fiction-writer, journalist and visual artist, later helming educational …

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Gwendolyn Bennett's "To A Dark Girl" Performed by Tayo Aluko

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Additional Poems by Gwendolyn Bennett

I am weaving a song of waters,<br>Shaken from firm, brown limbs,<br>Or heads thrown back in irreverent mirth.<br>My song has the ush sweetness<br>Of moist, dark …

What Louis Armstrong Really Thinks

On October 31, 1965, Louis (Satchmo) Armstrong gave his first performance in New Orleans, his home town, in nine years. As a boy, he had busked on street corners. At twelve, he marched in parades for the Colored Waif’s Home for Boys, where he was given his first cornet. But he had publicly …

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was a trumpeter, bandleader, singer, soloist, film star and comedian. Considered one of the most influential artists in jazz history, …

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Zora Neale Hurston and the Harlem Renaissance

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Billie Holiday God Bless The Child

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A Look Back at Billie Holiday’s Iconic Style

Billie Holiday, aka Lady Day, not only made waves in the 1930s and ’40s for her distinctive singing voice but also for her glamorous sense of style. …

24 Billie Holiday Quotes And Photos To Bring Out Your Inner Voice

Billie Holiday is known to be one of the greatest jazz singers of all time. The pioneering vocalist was known for her vivaciousness, soulfulness, and …

Billie Holiday – Love For Sale (1954)

One of the curious parts of visiting Taiwan is how little local music I hear playing. There aren't many songs spilling out of apartment windows or over restaurant counters, nor from scooters zooming by. Most of what I hear floating from speakers at this time of year is Christmas carols – the …

Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald - Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Casablanca - As Time Goes By - Original Song by Sam (Dooley Wilson)

The Influence of Hurston’s Childhood on her Writing

By: Michaela Paris and Brenna McKee<p><i>“There is no agony like holding an untold story inside of you.” – Zora Neale Hurston</i><p>Zora’s Beginnings<p>• Hurston was …

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Transcript of conversation with Valerie Boyd<p><b>Hurston</b><b>:</b> <i>All right, this song, I’m gonna sing is a lining rhythm, and I’m gonna call it "Mule on de</i> …