The first Black woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as “Carmen Jones” in 1954. Breakthrough, beauty and brilliance all in one. Her work as an actress, singer and dance continue to inspire Hollywood and women around the world. Her contributions, excellence and vision continue to WOW us.
Song: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPQ3BD… ————————————————————– In band, my teacher made us all listen to a song from “Carmen Jones” because it was the same song in our books. I literally couldn’t stop laughing.