FEB 21 | Irene Cara is a singer, songwriter and actress. The Bronx-born, part-Puerto Rican, part-Cuban entertainer sang and co-wrote the song 'Flashdance...What a Feeling' for which she won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1984. Cara is also known for playing the role of Coco Hernandez in the 1980 film Fame, and for recording the film's title song 'Fame', which became an international hit.
__________________________________________________ “We have a tendency in this country that when we say Black it automatically means Black Americans. But that’s a big mistake, and that keeps us divided. There are Blacks all over this entire world-even in Africa.”