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Flournoy Miller -- Canada Lee -- Rex Ingram -- Fredi Washington -- Katherine Dunham
Last Edit: BroadwayTonyJ 08:34 am EDT 08/24/21
Posted by: BroadwayTonyJ 08:21 am EDT 08/24/21
In reply to: NYT: Broadway Power Brokers Pledge Diversity Changes as Theaters Reopen - MockingbirdGirl 03:54 pm EDT 08/23/21

Flournoy Miller -- 16 Broadway Credits; Entertainer, Actor, Lyricist, Producer, Playwright; Seminal Figure in the Development of African American Musical Theatre on Broadway

Canada Lee -- 19 Broadway Credits (from 1934 - 1948); Pioneering African American Actor of Stage, Film, and Radio; Champion of Civil Rights; Blacklisted by HUAC and passed away at the
age of 45

Rex Ingram -- 13 Broadway Credits; Stage, Film, and TV Actor

Fredi Washington -- 8 Broadway Credits; Stage and Film Actor, Performer, Writer, Civil Rights Activist; Co-Founder of the Negro Actors Guild of America; Prominent Member of the 1920's
Harlem Renaissance

Katherine Dunham -- 9 Broadway Credits; Dancer, Choreographer, Author, Educator, Social Activist; Queen Mother of Black Dance

Also, Todd Duncan, Anne Brown, Butterfly McQueen, Pearl Bailey, Cab Calloway, Adelaide Hall, Lena Horne, Bill Robinson, and so many others.

Three theaters are not enough to recognize the monumental contributions actors of color have made to Broadway theatre over the last century!
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