Some Trivia Please


History was made on this day April 07...for Blacks in America

1915
Billie Holiday, "Lady Day", is born Eleanora Fagan in Baltimore, MD. She will make her first appearance as a singer with the Artie Shaw's Band.
Billie Holiday (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), also called Lady Day, was an African American singer, generally considered one of the greatest jazz voices of all time.

1959
Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" wins New York Drama Critics Award. "Young Gifted and Black" was also written by this playwright. The play, “A Raisin in the Sun”, opened on Broadway starring Sidney Poitier.

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