Never mind that she picked herself up from being the poor daughter of a washerwoman and became the "toast of Paris"; that she was the first African-American female superstar; that she smuggled intelligence to the Nazi resistance in coded sheet music; that she adopted 12 multiethnic orphans, whom she called the "Rainbow Tribe"; or that she, along with Grace Kelly, once stormed out of the Stork Club after she was refused service.... More >>>