On This Day: Statue of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson erected in Richmond

On This Day: Statue of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson erected in Richmond
Learn more on NBC12's "How We Got Here" podcast. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - On June 30, 1973, Richmond erected its first statue of a black man, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson.

He was most famous for tap dancing with Shirley Temple in the 1930s, but he was also an actor and singer.

Learn more about Bill “Bojangles” Robinson’s career and story on NBC12′s “How We Got Here” podcast.

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