Bill "Bojangles" Robinson entertained the African American troops at Fox Hills Terminal, Staten Island April 21, 1945.
Watch Bill dance with young Shirley Temple at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_8fAbqoEvs.
Watch Bill's well-known Sand Dance at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkD60wab3n4.
Watch Sammy Davis Jr sing Mr. Bojangles, his song in memory of Bill Robinson here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5ZFvAS24PQ.
Read a short biography of Bill at: https://tinyurl.com/y2m45nny.