4.32 min. video, 2018.
During the 1920s, African-American musicians flocked to New York City, further developing jazz and tap. "Shuffle Along" pioneered African-American Broadway musicals and launched Bill "Bojangles" Robinson's career. He broke color barriers by appearing in interracial shows and co-starring with Shirley Temple.
3.14 min. video, 1999.
The Harlem Renaissance helped to find a voice and soul for African Americans in the 1920s and to break the stereotyped image of blacks in film. "Shuffle Along," a 1921 Broadway musical, marked a breakthrough with its all-black cast.