Lerna Horne was a role model to all women.
In paragraph two and three it states,"At 16, she was in need of a job. She had to support her sick mother. Horne joined the performers at the Cotton Club. It was a famous nightspot in the Harlem part of New York City.Horne left the Cotton Club in 1935. Next, she became the first black performer to sing with an all-white band. One night in 1942, she was singing in a club. Leaders from the movie company MGM saw her perform and offered her a job in the movies." This means that she wanted to make her mother proud and she got a job and supported her mother..