Today in Black History: April 7, 1915 “The Birth of Billie Holiday”

On today in 1915, Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but was raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She was a jazz singer and songwriter. Holiday is considered one of the best jazz vocalists of all time. In 2000, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of fame.

To learn more about Billie Holiday, click here.

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