Black History Month: A Salute to Lena Horne

  Actress, singer, dancer, pin-up, and Civil Rights activist Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was born on June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of a banker and an actress. Her parents divorced when she was 3, and because her mother traveled as part of various theater troupes, Horne alternately accompanied her on the road …

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