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Billie Holiday Biography

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Joséphine Baker sur scène dans un cabaret à Paris pendant l'Occupation (1940)


Horne was long involved with the Civil Rights movement. In During World War II, when entertaining the troops for the USO, she refused to perform "for segregated audiences or for groups in which German POWs were seated in front of African American servicemen", according to her Kennedy Center biography. Because the U.S. Army refused to allow integrated audiences, she wound up putting on a show for a mixed audience of black U.S. soldiers