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Exclusive Daniels Counter contribution – 1st Black Female Performer of post war Germany to release autobiography


Leila Negra / Marie Nejar 1952: 1st Black German Female Performer
Marie Nejar who was known as “Leila Negra,” was perhaps the first post war African-German to follow the footsteps of Josephine Baker, as a “media spectacle.” She was born in 1930 in Germany and survived through luck and help by some well meaning persons the nationalsocialist genocidal German catastropy. Read Marie’s story.

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