Katherine Dunham’s Harlem Renaissance 1948 (videos)

hqdefaultIn 1948, Katherine Dunham opened and directed the Katherine Dunham School of Dance and Theatre near Times Square in New York City after her dance company was provided with rent-free studio space for three years by an admirer, Lee Shubert; it had an initial enrollment of 350 students.

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Eartha Kitt The “Most Exciting Woman In The World” In Harlem

eartha kitBorn on January 17 1927 on a cotton plantation of St Matthew’s, in South Carolina, Kitt’s mother, Annie Mae Keitt. Continue Reading →