Lena Horne
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Lena Horne and the Power to Believe
10 May 2010 // 4:55 AM

Don't rely on Wikipedia or a pat obituary to grasp the impact Lena Horne had on stage, screen, civil rights, and social justice. Go to the best authority on the life of Lena Horne -- the Lady herself.

Lena Horne RIP (1917 - 2010) (videos)
9 May 2010 // 11:55 PM

Legendary singer, actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne passed away this weekend at 92 after a storied life that greatly enriched American and world culture.

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Lena Horne's defiance of racism made her an impassioned civil rights activist
11 May 2010 // 3:55 AM

Her luminous beauty — seen in doe-like eyes set against perfectly chiseled cheekbones — helped make her one of the first black women to triumph in Hollywood.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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