NBT’s Dr. Barbara Ann Teer dies

teerobit200Founder of the National Black Theater, Dr. Barbara Ann Teer, passed away.

Dr. Teer came to Harlem in 1968, leaving behind a lucrative career in show business. Since then she worked tirelessly to maintain the true essence of African American lifestyle. Below is from the National Black Theater website.

Former New York State Governor Mario Cuomo and Vincent Tese acknowledged Dr. Teer as “one of New York State’s greatest cultural treasures and resources and a cornerstone for the revitalization of 125th Street.”

By Amsterdam News

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