Abbey Lincoln, jazz vocalist, actress and civil rights activist, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2010.  She was 80 years old.

The Black Film Center/Archive hosted a program in March 2010 which honored the film Nothing But a Man.  Abbey Lincoln played the leading female role, Josie, in this film.

The BFC/A extend our condolences to her family, friends and fans.

To read more about Abbey Lincoln, please read her obituary:

The New York Times

The Guardian

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