During her life she had 4 novels published, most notably Their Eyes Were Watching God, and 50 short stories, plays, and essays.
This movie, one with fictional characters and made up neighborhoods, is real. We have all heard of stories like this. We’ve seen them on the news and we’ve seen it for ourselves.
Of course Golding’s novel does revolve a lot around the thin line between humanity and savagery, but most of it is based on the dystopian patriarchal society and how messed up it is.
In 1950 became the first gospel singer to perform at Carnegie Hall.
Transgender woman activist and feminist.
Best known for Divorce Court.
5th black to be nominated for an Oscar in 1959 for her role as Annie Johnson in Imitation of Life.
the back story, Bobby’s gambling addiction; Billie’s starting the Virginia Slims Circuit, and departing from the tennis association that was sexist and did not provide equal pay for women.
One-third of Labelle.