Remembering Hazel Scott

Hazel Scott

READ: This Black Woman Was Once the Biggest Star in Jazz. Here’s Why You’ve Never Heard of Her

She was prominent as a jazz singer throughout the 1930s and 1940s. In 1950, she became the first black person to have a TV show, The Hazel Scott Show

This story by Lorissa Rinehart originally appeared on Narratively and was published August 1, 2018.

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