Scott in Rhapsody in Blue, 1945, Getty Images
In the 1940s, pianist Hazel Scott made those she encountered inside the entertainment industry and elsewhere understand that she would hold them accountable for their discrimination. She used her pioneering musicianship as leverage in communicating her demands, leaving lasting contributions to music and civil rights.
Starring Hazel Scott: Taking a Swing at Segregation
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