July 17, 2020 would have been the 85th birthday of Diahann Carroll. So at the moment on the present, we’re celebrating the legacy of the late actress, mannequin and singer.
From the mid 1950’s till her demise in October of 2019, Carroll blazed a path of firsts. She was the primary Black lady to win a Tony award for greatest actress in a lead position of a musical. First Black lady to have her personal TV present, not enjoying a home employee. One of the primary fashions for Ebony journal.
Diahann Carroll was a star of Broadway, cabaret stage and Vegas, however most memorably, films and tv.
After her demise in October, reporter Sonari Glinton spoke along with her daughter, Suzanne Kay, about Carroll’s life and legacy.