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Gloria Hendry

1949 – present Actor In her 1973 role as Bond Girl Rosie Carver in “Live and Let Die,” Hendry became the first Black American woman romantically involved with Agent 007. When “Live and Let Die” was released in South Africa, her love scenes with Roger Moore were censored out  by the apartheid government.  Hendry went on to […]

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Aida Overton Walker

1880 – 1914 Dancer / Choreographer / Singer One of the first Black choreographers on the American stage.  Among the first international Black stars, she toured Europe with Bert Williams and her husband, George Walker, in the hit musicals they wrote and produced. Following George Walker’s illness and death, in 1911, she kept working, frequently […]

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Summer Youth Performing Arts Program

Young and Gifted In 1996, PassinArt merged with Inner City Youth Company to provide opportunities for children and youth within the North/Northeast community. PassinArt’s Youth Summer Arts Program will give youth opportunities to: Meet and work with industry professionals Learn the history of the Black theatre movement Thrive in a positive environment to practice the […]

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