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Katherine Dunham
( -1910) born on
Jun 22
US interpretive dancer, choreographer, anthropologist. She created one of the first professional Black dance companies; noted for her innovative interpretations of ethnic dances.
         
   
F
I wasn't concerned about the hardships, because I always felt I was doing what I had to do, what I wanted to do and what I was destined to do.

R
Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.
A
I always believed that if you set out to be successful, then you already were.
N
If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know.
K
We weren't pushing Black is beautiful. We just showed it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "She Danced to Teach # And They Loved It," in "American Visions," Feb 1987.
R: In "American Visions," Feb 1937.
A: In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.
N: In "The Black Woman's Gumbo Ya-Ya," by Terri L. Jewell, 1993.
K: In "American Visions," Feb 1937.
   


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