The Cotton Club

The Cotton Club

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The cotton club was a popular nightclub in Harlem, operating during the Prohibition era. Although it was a white-only institution, most of the performers were black. Some of the more notable performers included: Lena Horne, Bessie Smith, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. The cotton club has been revitalized with modern actors depicting the best and brightest during the club’s heyday.

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