Lena Horne (photographed in the 1950s) broke barriers for African-Americans in film and television, as well as on stage.
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May 10, 2010 The legendary entertainer broke barriers for African-Americans in film and television, as well as on stages from Las Vegas to Broadway. Horne died Sunday in New York at the age of 92.
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March 18, 2010 Each year, millions of college basketball fans watch March Madness play out. Not only do they watch, they participate by making a friendly wager in the office pool. But there may be legal ramifications.
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Mahalia Jackson sings at a Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in May 1957.
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February 8, 2010 The gospel singer was born about 100 years ago in New Orleans, and when she was 16, she traveled the well-worn path up the Mississippi to Chicago. Beginning in the 1940s, she was one of the first singers to take gospel out of the church, drawing white audiences and selling millions of records. In the process, she inspired generations of singers.
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January 25, 2010 The Pope is urging Catholic priests to take the Gospel out of the church and into the blogosphere.
September 22, 2009 When someone dies usually there is a staff member who feels passionate about marking the death and has to convince everyone else. Today when Robert Siegel walked into ATC's horseshoe he had a lot of convincing to do. Pianist Art Ferrante had died...
June 23, 2009 Commentator Sonari Glinton says Ed McMahon sometimes played the grinning fool on The Tonight Show. But he says McMahon knew what he was doing, and wouldn't have had it any other way.
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July 17, 2008 This week thousands of African-American women dressed in pink and green are in Washington to celebrate the centenary of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, the nation's oldest black sorority. The group is known for its commitment to community service.
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