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When I was growing up, Sammy Davis, Jr. was alive and well...but nobody seemed to know a lot about him. We only knew that...
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Cool Cab Calloway Sings Minnie the Moocher!

The above video originally debuted at this link - http://www.youtube.com /watch?v=8mq4UT4VnbE My earliest memory of Cab Calloway was when he died in 1994, but he...
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The Genius of Josephine…

19-year-old Josephine Baker sensed white fantasies about black people perfectly. Josephine Baker was the center of attention in intellectual circles. The writer Hemingway, the...
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Original Uprock

This video originally posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2Agz_2um4c This video, labeled "Original Uprock," is included purely for your entertainment. It features Al Minns and Leon James (better known...
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Lucky Numbers

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 "Lucky Numbers" is one of the most adorable tap dances ever performed by young African American entertainers. The amazing footwork is rumored to...