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She was the Black Actress Who Refused to Pass

Fredi Washington In 1934, a young woman stepped off the train in Los Angeles’ Union Station. Even in a city swarming with beauties, eyes would’ve fastened on her. She was astonishingly lovely — tall and lithe, with dark glossy hair she wore pulled back in a style that offset her porcelain skin an

Antoinette Goodwine
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A Rosa Parks of the Seventh Ward - Bernice Delatte (1943) - CreoleGen

On Sunday, July 11, 1943, seventeen-year-old, Bernice Delatte (a recent graduate of McDonogh No. 35 and a resident of 2116 Law Street) found herself on her way to Lake Pontchartrain for a pleasant swim, accompanied by her sister, Doris Delatte, and friend, Evelyn Segue. As the bus they were riding approached Franklin Avenue and Gentilly, […]

Cynthia Mason