Archival footage shows one of Twyla Tharp's dances in Central Park amongst the public.
In 1981, Twyla Tharp commissioned David Byrne of the Talking Heads to write music for her.
The collaboration was "lightening in a bottle," according to Tharp.
She reportedly “couldn’t stand” the romanticized, Hollywood version of the old South.
Tyson was mindful of how she performed Black womanhood.
Historian Ruth Feldstein on the role of women entertainers in the civil rights movement.
Waithe describes how Tyson's natural hair was an inspiration to many others.
Producer, actor and writer Lena Waithe on the mixed feelings Blaxploitation evokes.
Having a role model on TV who looked like her made a big difference for Halle Berry.
Carroll tells the story of an early makeup session for the TV show “Julia.”
The musician talks about why she admires Horne so much.
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