Miss Black America Gloria O. Smith, 1969. The 1st Miss Black America pageant was organized by J. Morris Anderson in Philadelphia, 1968, to protest the racial exclusion of Black women in the national Miss America pageant.
As tragic as they were all beautiful: The last Imperial family of Russia abord the yacht “Polar Star”, 1906. Grand Duchesses Olga, Anastasia and Tatiana behind their parents, Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, whilst Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria pose in the front. Imperial Russia