African Legends | ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

Ada ‘Bricktop’ Smith

Videos: Ada ‘Bricktop’ Smith (August 14,1894-January 31st 1984). “St. Louis Blues” (1970) & Bricktop and Dorothy Donegan–“Miss Otis Regrets” Interested in reading more about ‘Bricktop’:

Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners Pt 1 & Pt 2 – The documentary has disappeared from The BBC

If you haven’t seen this recent outstanding BBC documentary, I would highly recommend that you view it. The subject matter, on many levels, is disturbing, but it clearly exposes, to doubters, how violent and dehumanizing slavery was for our African … Read More