An Invented Life: The Harlem Brand Emblazoned on Stories of the Wild West

Follow this link to see Rick Friswell’s webpage on the life and career of Herb Jeffries a star of Hollywood’s first black westerns and a vocalist with the Duke Ellington orchestra — and a man whose life turns out to provide a brilliant illustration of Ralph Ellison’s comments about the baroque comedy of American racial history.

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