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A Lady Must Live: A Lena Horne Tribute

Actress Salli Richardson-Whitfield pays tribute to the legendary Lena Horne in the short film A Lady Must Live: A Lena Horne Tribute. The film is produced by CodeBlack Films in collaboration with

Pod City: ‘Chive,’ ‘The Frame,’ and More of This Week's Notable Podcasts

5 days agoHumor : mental_floss

1. LENA HORNE DATED ORSON WELLES. You Must Remember This, Episode 33 Host Karina Longworth continues her “Star Wars” series with another story of a celebrity who worked throughout the World War II era: Lena Horne. Through fascinating...Show More Summary

LENA DUNHAM’S CHILDHOOD, EXPLAINED: Book excerpt: Ex-‘SNL’ writer takes aim at proud NYC parent…

LENA DUNHAM’S CHILDHOOD, EXPLAINED: Book excerpt: Ex-‘SNL’ writer takes aim at proud NYC parents: When the nurses handed me my son, I couldn’t believe how perfect he was. Ben was so robust, nearly 50 inches tall, including horns and tail. Even the doula was impressed. “My God,” she said. “My holy God in heaven.” Alan […]

Listen To Pizzle Flow His ss Off On The New Track ‘Lena Horne


How to Alleviate ‘Honor Student’ Stress

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. ~ Lena Horne Brad’s mom was worried about her son. “He’s a great kid. An honor student who tries hard to do his very best. A parent’s dream, right? But I’m worried about him. He’s overly stressed. And so hard on […]

Jill Soloway on Transparent and How Lena Dunham’s Success Convinced Her to Stop Pretending

Today marks the premiere of Amazon's first great show. Transparent stars Jeffrey Tambor as a retired professor transitioning to female. The show's creator, Jill Soloway, spoke with John Horn, host of Southern California Public Radio's new arts and entertainment show, The Frame, about the freedom of Amazon, the influence of... More »

"Is That All There Is?"

"MY LIFE would be much more interesting to audiences than Lena Horne's!" That's what Peggy Lee said and thought as she prepared to mount the disastrous Broadway musical version of her life, back in 1983. Maybe I once might have thought the two great singers were on par, in terms of personal drama. Show More Summary

Congrats to NBC's Tamron Hall!

Congrats to NBC's Tamron Hall! After filling in now and then, she's officially been hired to co-host the third hour of Today. Hall, who listens to Bun B to get hyped up for work and names Lena Horne as her inspiration, is the first black woman to have one of the anchor seats on the Today show; she will continue to host MSNBC's NewsNation. Show More Summary

TT: Merry Christmas to Duke!

James Gavin, the biographer of Chet Baker and Lena Horne, reviewed my new Duke Ellington biography in this coming Sunday's...

Time Might Not Heal All Wounds

“It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it.” ~ Lena Horne Think of a painful injury such as a wound — one that’s fresh and open, bleeding. You attempt to secure a bandage and some protection. You move onward. As time goes by, the wound starts to heal, but […]

The Black Film Center & Archives | Bloomington, IN

Vintage Film Poster, The Bronze Venus starring Lena Horne The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University Bloomington was established in 1981 as a repository of films and related materials by and about African Americans, which has since been updated to include Africa and its Diaspora. Show More Summary

The Women of the March

From Lena Horne to Prince Lee, we look at the women who helped make the March on Washington a success. Read full article...

SNCC Veteran Joyce Ladner Discusses Media Coverage of the 'March on Washington'

SmithsonianMag The SNCC activist's meeting with Lena Horne turned into a nationally televised interview with Nancy Dickerson


University of Nottingham: An explanation of mirages. Phoenix is not on the list: The top 10 hottest places on earth. 1937: The French Riviera. Lena Horne: "Summertime."

Lena Horne Dies ... in 2010

Yesterday, the Sacramento Bee reported that legendary actress/singer Lena Horne died at the age of 92, citing an obituary in The New York Times. The only problem? She died on May 9... 2010. It's unclear how the Bee blew this, but Lena...Show More Summary

Lena Horne, Legendary Entertainer, Dies At 92 … Again

Lena Horne, legendary American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer, has died at the age of 92. At least, that’s what the New York Times and the Sacramento Bee would have you believe. So is it true? Yes and no. Horne died in 2010, but Twitter users are still apparently mourning her death today after a report hit [...]Show More Summary

Twitter Mourns the Loss of Lena Horne -- Again

Three years after her death, citizens of Twitter are apparently still mourning the loss of legendary singer and actress Lena Horne. Horne began her career as a dancer at the famous Cotton Club in Harlem. From there, she would become a famous actress, singer and nightclub performer. Show More Summary

Lena Horne Dies At Age 92

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Activist, actress, and singer Lena Horne has died at the age of 92. Her death, at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, was announced by her son-in-law, Kevin Buckley. She lived in Manhattan. In a message of condolence, President Obama said Ms. Show More Summary

Achievement Anxiety

Heather Horn ponders the sentiment among millennials who see Lena Dunham achieving the kind of early fame her character on Girls can only dream about: The feeling of having hoped you'd be further along by age x is pretty common,...

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