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June 22, 2008

Katherine Dunham


Katherine Mary Dunham (June 22, 1909May 21, 2006) was an American dancer, choreographer, songwriter, author, educator and activist who was trained as an anthropologist. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century and has been called the Matriarch and Queen Mother of Black Dance. read more

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Exquisitely Black said...

Thanks for the Black History moment, we need to keep these stories alive.

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