Etta Moten Barnett, January 2

DeathSocial IssuesHarry Belafonte
Etta Moten Barnett sits with Harry Belafonte during her 100th birthday party in Chicago in 2001. Barnett, a singer and actress who played romantic, sexy figures in movies at a time when most other black actresses were relegated to roles as nannies or maids, died of pancreatic cancer at age... AP photo