Today in Black History: March 27, 1948 “Billie Holiday Performed Carnegie Hall”

On today in 1948, Billie Holiday performed as headliner at New York City’s, Carnegie Hall. She played to a sold out audience. The performance took place a few days after she was released from jail. The highlight of the show was her performance of her song “Strange Fruit”.

To learn more about Billie Holiday’s performance, click here.

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