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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.┬áThis week, the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on West 47th Street was renamed the Lena Horne Theatre, according to CBS News.┬áHer granddaughter, screenwriter Jenny Lumet, honored her, saying,… Read more »