Dorothy Dandridge: Rags, Riches, Rags, Appreciation

Pin-up beauty; Jazz Cotton Club Dancer;  Las Vegas Lounge Singer; Golden Globe Film Star.  Most importantly, she had that charm that drew the audience’s attention to her whole self.  She even had the personal friends and contacts like Marilyn Monroe, Pearl Bailey, Diahann Carroll, Marilyn Horne, Sammy Davis Jr, Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington.  She…