Louis Armstrong

by Ryan Patrick

Famous photo of Louis Armstrong with his trumpet.

The trumpet man of the 1920's

Louis Armstrong was a famous trumpet player and singer of the 1929's who was widely accepted by whites. He was known to play for segregated crowds which some people disliked. While Armstrong was going to your the USSR he heard that black kids were going to go to a white school but didn't have any protection and couldn't go. He said, "I cannot go to another country and perform while my own country won't protect its own people."

Louis Armstrong was into music at a young age and was in the band.
Louis Armstrong played for segregated crowds and was highly criticized by some.

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