Black female country singers Were tolerated, not celebrated BBC.com

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  • Last week, Beyonc√© became the first black woman to score a number one single
  • Rissi Palmer, 42, from Missouri is one of them
  • She broke a 20-year wait for a black women to appear on the country charts with her 2007 single Country Girl
  • Black Opry tours across the US to champion the work of black artists
By Iqra FarooqBBC World ServiceBeyonc has become the first black woman to score a number one single on the US country chartsLast week, Beyonc made history on the US country charts becoming th [+5326 chars]

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