Posts Tagged: Black woman

Lena Horne First Black Woman To Have Broadway Theater Named After Her

Actress-singer Lena Horne is shown in New York City in 1957. (AP Photo/Photofest/WNET) Lena Horne is officially the first Black woman to have a Broadway theater named after her. This week, the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on West 47th Street was renamed the Lena Horne Theatre, according to CBS News. Her granddaughter, screenwriter Jenny Lumet, honored her, saying,… Read more »

Emma Grede

‘Shark Tank’ Hires Emma Grede To Be First Black Woman on Panel

The new season of ABC’s Shark Tank debuts this Friday October 8th at 8p.  When it debuts, the panel will have their first Black woman, Emma Grede.  Emma is an entrepreneur from Philadelphia, PA by way of London.  She is the CEO of Good American and founding partner of SKIMS.  Have you ever purchased a product you saw on Shark Tank? Who is… Read more »