In Celebration Of Harlem’s Mr Wonderful, Samuel George “Sammy” Davis Jr, 1925 – 1990

harlem's sammy davis jr dancingBefore Jamie Foxx, Harlem resident Donald Glover and Janet Jackson, Harlem man Sammy Davis Jr. was The triple threat performer on his birthday on December 8th, 1925, in Harlem, NY.

Singer? Check.

Actor? Check.

 Dancer? Check!

And don’t forget comedian and impressionist.

He was also big on breaking down walls, especially when it came to race and politics — something he did simply by getting married — a move that almost got him killed.

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