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Arthur McGee, Fashion Designer Who Broke Racial Barrier, Dies at 86

In the mid-1950s, early in his career as a fashion designer, Arthur McGee had an identity problem of sorts. “When I'd go to look for lines of fabric, I'd go …Read more





Arthur McGee Fashion Designer Who Broke Racial Barrier Dies at 86

In the mid-1950s early in his career as a fashion designer Arthur McGee had an identity problem of sorts When Id go to look for lines of fabric Id go to the fabric company and theyd say Well wheres the designer he recalled
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Arthur McGee Fashion Designer Who Dressed Cicely Tyson and Stevie Wonder Dies at 86

He became the first African-American designer hired to run a design room on Seventh Avenue in 1957 Arthur McGee widely known as the grandfather of fashion designers of color has died He was 86 Transcending racial barriers his talent was remarkable
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Arthur Mitchell pioneering black ballet dancer dies at 84

NEW YORK Arthur Mitchell who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and who would go to become a driving force in the creation of the Dance Theatre of Harlem has died He was 84
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Final goodbye Roll call of some who died in 2018

Bush died in in November at age 94 whose roles as villain or aristocrat made him a household name across the Arab world 19 Arthur Mitchell 84 who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet
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Hillary Clinton Obamas looks helped him break barrier

And you know President Obama broke that racial barrier but you know hes a very attractive good-looking man with lots of Clinton says before her interviewer Kara Swisher interjects Well hes likable enough Swisher said a
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Johnny Clegg South African musician who sang against apartheid dies at 66

Eric Garner No charges against white officer over chokehold death Karl Shiels 1972 July 14 2019 Pernell Whitaker Jan 2 1964 July 14 2019 Rip Torn Feb 6 1931 July 9 2019 Cameron Boyce May 28 1999 July 6 2019 John McCririck
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