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November 9, 1922

“Prejudice is such a waste. It makes you logy and half-alive. It gives you nothing. It takes away.”  Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge American Actress is born.

Dorothy Dandridge was a black film and theatre actress, singer, and dancer. She is perhaps best known for being the first black actress to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones.

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Link to Photo Credit: Dorothy Dandrdige

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