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Strange Fruit

31:23 | Aug 22nd, 2019

3 recommendations
How singing "Strange Fruit" turned Billie Holiday into one of the first victims of the War on Drugs....Show More


rmmiller364 recommended:Mar 6th

I am embarrassed at how little I knew about Billie Holiday. I am blown away by her courage in the face of this nefarious campaign, orchestrated by the US government, to ruin her life and career. I just recently went to the De Young Museum to see the Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power” e...Show More

molinos recommended:Sep 24th, 2019

Learn how the goverment chases Billy Holiday because she was black and she decided to sing Strange Fruit even after she was warned not to do it. A very sad storie very few people know