The greatest jazz singer
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Ella got dared from her friends to enter a competitive talent show. She entered as a dancer. When she got up on stage she got so nervous she froze up. she knew she couldn't just stand there, so she sang one of her favorite songs, " The Object of my Affection". She got so brave she even added some of her own touches! She later won first prize and had to give three encores. Music companies heard about Ella and it fired a musical career.
Yes, I am that Interesting
Ella was a black singer and was alive in the time of segregation. She thought segregation was not right. So she fought and stould up for what was right. She did that by speaking her mind.