Vocalist Candice Hoyes, a storyteller of vast range and personality, debuts a night of music inspired by the life of Lena Horne.
In celebration of legendary performer and civil rights activist, Lena Horne, the United States Postal Service will honor her in its 41st stamp within the Black Heritage series.
A celebration of a remarkable woman with song, dance and remembrances at the Lena Horne at 100 with host Maurice Hines, Danny Mixon Trio, special guests Patience Higgins, Alyson Williams, Continue Reading →
The occasion of this tribute to Lena Horne is to continue to plant the cultural and historical seeds of awareness, through the remembrance and homage to Lena Mary Calhoun Horne Continue Reading →
By Tod Roulette This is February and Black History Month is half done, but there are so many stories and facts to uncover about African Americans and our history.
Here’s a great pick by HW contributor Todd Roulette. It’s James Gavin, author and journalist most recent book, Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, 2009).
Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst Continue Reading →
Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer.
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