Lena Horne (Sunday 6.30.13)

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Lena Horne (Sunday 6.30.13)

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013

Jazz singer, actress, dancer and activist Lena Horne began performing at the Cotton Club in her teens before moving to Hollywood where she work as an actress and also from which she was blacklisted during the Red Scare. Over her long career, that ran from the mid 1930s until 2000, she enchanted audience yet never budged from her principles and beliefs. In this short feature Rabbi Neil Blumofe talks about the revolutionary life and work of Lena Horne.