Appeared in "Rhapsody in Black", produced on Broadway. Musical (all Black cast). Book / Directed by Lew Leslie. Sam H. Harris Theatre: 4 May 1931-Jul 1931 (closing date unknown/80 performances). Cast: Ernest Allen, Avis Andrews, Berry Brothers, Pike Davis' Orchestra, Dennis Dean, Samuel Gray, Cecil Mack's Choir, Blue McAllister...
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I guess singing is the traditional outlet for the colored people. The very thing that is paramount in my mind I can find expression for in just humming a song. But, of course, there is solid prayer for other things in my mind. Oh, I can get angry and curse a little (of course, the Lord look the other way). I don't take the Lord's name in vain, don't get that idea. But I have a vocabulary without ...
Sang with the Billy Graham
Crusade in her later years, always to a warm reception, and recorded several albums of sacred music for Word Records. Became a born-again Christian at one of Graham's crusades in the late 1950s.
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