"Elizabeth Catlett renowned African-American sculptor and printer, was a champion of the arts, civil rights and women's rights. She will be remembered for her distinguished depictions of women and the black experience.
The great singer and pianist Hazel Scott with her then husband, New York congressman and minister Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (right) at the opening night of the club Bop City in New York City in April Photo: Martha Holmes/Time Life Pictures.
Blanche Calloway (February 1904 -December Jazz singer, bandleader, and composer from Baltimore. Not as well known as her younger brother Cab Calloway, the first woman to lead an all male orchestra. Made her first recordings in with Louis Armstrong.
Norton & Margot 1934 From 1933 until Margot Webb and Harold Norton performed on the Afro-American vaudeville circuits of night clubs and theatres in the Northeast and the Midwest. Known professionally as” Norton and Margot,” they were one of th