The Aluminum Statue of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson in Richmond, Virginia

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (1878-1949), believed by many to be the best tap dancer of all time, hailed from Richmond's Jackson Ward. Also known as Shirley Temple's dancing partner in such movies as The Little Colonel (1935) and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938), Mr. Robinson left a legacy that extends beyond the cameras of Hollywood. In his hometown, his memory is … Continue reading The Aluminum Statue of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson in Richmond, Virginia