My identity is …

My identity is very clear to me now, I am a black woman. -Lena Horne

I always see women of color idolizing Marilyn Monroe. However, at that time we could not even do the same things that Marilyn Monroe did, let alone, eat at the same restaurant. I think Lena Horne is a good role model because of her activism. She was very involved in the civil rights, but was also a pin-up, a singer, and an actress. Many people know her from The Wiz.

She refused to play the stereotypical roles that African Americans had to play at the time.


Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

One thought on “My identity is …

  1. Sure, I didn’t link you on purpose, it’s the related article function. What’s the name of your article?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: