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classicladiesofcolor:

"Jim Dandy" singer LaVern Baker looking flawless.

imfeministenoughto:

In NYC? You’re invited to a special conversation, “Anatomy of A Feminist Dream” with between Shannon Washington (founder, Feminist Enough) and Ariana Proehl of Know This TV at NYU on Friday April 25th! 

It’s free and open to all and as a treat we are FILMING your #FeminstEnough stories for the next set of videos! Come ready to laugh, learn and be heard. 

RSVP to the link above or here

endilletante:

L’Ethiopie de Roger Sauter, photographies de Roland Michaud. Editions Silva,Zurich, 1968.

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endilletante:

L’Ethiopie de Roger Sauter, photographies de Roland Michaud. Editions Silva,Zurich, 1968.

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iluvsouthernafrica:

Mozambique: c. ‘79-82

Mozambican children saluting the movement.

Photo by: Günter Mosler

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lucyandlouise:

Maria Tallchief (January 24, 1925) – Maria Tallchief is a member of the Osage Indian tribe and was the first Native American woman in ballet. She danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in the 40s. She joined the New York City Ballet in 1948 and appeared as a guest performer with the American Ballet Theatre in the late 50s. Her sister ,Marjorie Tallchief, was the first Native American to become primere danseuse etoile in the Paris Opera Ballet.

classicladiesofcolor:

Actress Janet League and actress/playwright Ntozake Shange in the original stage version of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf (1977).

"Producer Philip A. Waxman, who recently completed The Gene Krupa Story for Columbia and who is now working on making a biopic of Billie Holiday from her autobiography Lady Sings The Blues has secured a verbal agreement from Dorothy Dandridge to portray the late blues singer in the film. Agent Joe Glaser has the screen film rights and also represents Miss Dandridge as he did Miss Holiday.” - The Hollywood Reporter (September 21, 1959)

Moments in “would’ve been awesome” history.

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Beyoncé - Intro/Bow Down (The Mrs. Carter Show Edit)

yoncehaunted:

yup. dying in my seat…i pray for whoever I have to meet with after lunch because I am ON right now.

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