Diahann Carroll's legacy as a trailblazer remembered

AmNews Staff Reports | 11/26/2019, 7:26 a.m.
At the poignant memorial service for Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress was remembered for all the things that made her ...
Publicity photo of Diahann Carroll Public Domain/CBS Television/Wikipedia

At the poignant memorial service for Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress was remembered for all the things that made her famous — her glamour, her sublime talent, her beauty and her elegance.

But with each luminary and loved one who remembered her, what was also underscored was her role as a trailblazer — the barriers she broke as a Black entertainer and the doors she opened for so many more to follow.

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