Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) Read about this amazing singer, actress, and activist here. A one-of-a-kind woman who knocked barriers down for many, many women of color in America and beyond. Rest in Peace. Published by mike b. Husband, Father, Remixer, DJ, Producer, Building Code Analyst and Award-Winning Film Maker. Life is good. View all posts by mike b.