Hazel Scott: A Career Curtailed

@article{Mack2006HazelSA,
  title={Hazel Scott: A Career Curtailed},
  author={Dwayne A. Mack},
  journal={The Journal of African American History},
  year={2006},
  volume={91},
  pages={153 - 170}
}
  • Dwayne A. Mack
  • Published 1 April 2006
  • History
  • The Journal of African American History
On the evening of 14 April 1950, the DuMont Network televised a fifteen-minute musical variety program featuring Hazel Scott. A beautiful, world-renowned African American pianist, singer, and actress, Scott was married to Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., the outspoken U.S. Representative from Harlem, New York City, and charismatic pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church. At the opening of Scott's show, the camera scanned across a city skyline, then revealed a set resembling the living room of an… 

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