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Jackie Ormes - A remarkable lady…
“Born in 1911, Jackie Ormes rose to prominence with the publishing, in 1937 of “Torchy Brown in Dixie to Harlem” a humour strip about a young black woman, a teenager from Mississippi, making her way as a singer at the Cotton Club. It lasted a year. But there was always an edge to them, in the first strip, as Torchy sets off for New York, she see’s on the train, large signs pointing towards the section for whites and the section for coloureds. She pretends she can’t read very well and boards the white carriage….”

Jackie Ormes - A remarkable lady…

Born in 1911, Jackie Ormes rose to prominence with the publishing, in 1937 of “Torchy Brown in Dixie to Harlem” a humour strip about a young black woman, a teenager from Mississippi, making her way as a singer at the Cotton Club. It lasted a year. But there was always an edge to them, in the first strip, as Torchy sets off for New York, she see’s on the train, large signs pointing towards the section for whites and the section for coloureds. She pretends she can’t read very well and boards the white carriage….

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