We were tap-dancers but we put more style into it, more bodywork, instead of just footwork.
I copied my brother. He was a natural dancer. Graceful. People always asked did we study ballet. We never did.
If you were black, you experienced prejudice.
It wasn't a real horrible thing for us; we went through it. We noticed it mostly in the South and in Las Vegas, where we couldn't stay in the hotels where we entertained. But that began to change.