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Brown Sugar: Eighty Years of America's Black Female Superstars
by Donald Bogle
And we can't forget the others: Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Katherine Dunham, Hazel Scott, Marian Anderson, Dinah Washington, Pearl Bailey, Dorothy Dandridge, Leontyne Price, Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Tina Tuner... Brown Sugar narrates the triumphant struggle of these women to make it in the entertainment undustry against overwhelming odds.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 21st 1990 by Da Capo Press
(first published 1980)
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