CDA: Sarah Dash and Melvin Van Peebles
Sarah Dash was the high voice in Labelle. She was 76. Here's the trio doing their great song, "Lady Marmalade." Dash is the woman on the right, in the brown feathers.
Director Melvin Van Peebles, who the NY Times called "the godfather of modern Black cinema," died at the age of 89. Here's the preview for his most famous movie, *Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song*: