Black History Month: Katherine Dunham

Katherine Mary Dunham (also known as Kaye Dunn,[1] June 22, 1909 – May 21, 2006) was an American dancer, choreographer, author, educator, and social activist. Dunham had one of the most successful dance careers in American and European theater of the 20th century, and directed her own dance company for many years. She has been called the “matriarch and queen mother of black dance. Sources: Wikipedia, The Katherine Dunham Centers for Arts and Humanities

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