Biography.com: Dorothy Dandridge.


Subjects: Arts, History, Social Studies
Source: BIO

This Biography website chronicles the life and career of Dandrige, the first African American woman to be nominated for an Academy Award, from her early success in nightclubs to her rise in Hollywood and her tragic ending. The site also explores how race was a big factor in her career. Includes video clips and links to related resources.

Biography.com: Dorothy Dandridge.

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