Ethel Waters

Black History Month Honoree 22
Posted on 02/23/2023
Image of Ethel WatersEthel Waters (1896-1977) first entered the entertainment business in the 1920s as a blues singer and then became a Broadway star. Later in life, she made history for her work in television—she was the first African American to star in her own TV show, The Ethel Waters Show, and she was nominated for an Emmy in 1962.

Image of Ethel Waters
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