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The Dance Claimed Me: A biography of Pearl Primus by Peggy & Murray Schwartz

The Dance Claimed Me"...dance is the fist with which I fight the sickening ignorance or prejudice..." ~ Pearl Primus   (Pearl Primus (1919-1994) blazed onto the dance scene in 1943 with stunning works that incorporated social and raci...

''The dance is strong magic. The dance is a spirit. It turns the body to liquid steel. It makes it vibrate like a guitar. The body can fly without wings. It can sing without voice. The dance is strong magic. The dance is life.''__Pearl Primus (1919-1...
by Soul dance... danse... kadans on Jan 20, 2012


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