June 30 - HappyBirthday Lena Horne! Born today in 1917, Horne was an accomplished actress who was one of the first African-American women to sign a long-term contract with a major Hollywood studio. Horne was also an outspoken figure in the Civil Rights movement. Horne passed away in 2010. Last year, NWHM was proud to give a Living Legacy award in her honor to the acclaimed actress Phylicia Rashad.
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