beautiful.

Lay down, try not to cry, cry a lot…

beautiful.

Pearl Bailey is often forgotten as one of Hollywood's most beautiful women due to the era when Hollywood did not find women of color as beautiful. Hollywood was wrong because Ms. Pearl is a beautiful classic and timeless beauty that is often emulated.

Pearl Bailey is often forgotten as one of Hollywood's most beautiful women due to the era when Hollywood did not find women of color as beautiful. Hollywood was wrong because Ms. Pearl is a beautiful classic and timeless beauty that is often emulated.

Extraordinary Beauty's 1940's

Extraordinary Beauty's 1940's

"African slave in Brazil" - Her hair is gorgeous!

"African slave in Brazil" - Her hair is gorgeous!

The Surprising History Behind Why Black Women Grease Their Scalps and Cover Their Hair

The Surprising History Behind Why Black Women Grease Their Scalps and Cover Their Hair

Beautiful Black Edwardian Lady

Beautiful Black Edwardian Lady - Rare Old Photo

Beautiful Black Edwardian Lady

You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how. Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara. " Gone with the Wind".  Movies so long there would be an intermission time.  And movies would stay at the movie theatre for weeks not just weekends.

You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how. Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara. " Gone with the Wind". Movies so long there would be an intermission time. And movies would stay at the movie theatre for weeks not just weekends.

celebrating the beauty of women of the black diaspora in vintage style

thepinupnoire: Pretty Woman (1870s) from ~Kicha

celebrating the beauty of women of the black diaspora in vintage style

Harriet Wilson, the first African American to publish a novel, 1859

Harriet Wilson, the first African American to publish a novel, 1859

Afeni Shakur & baby Tupac after Panther 21 trial #RIPAfeniShakur

Afeni Shakur & baby Tupac after Panther 21 trial #RIPAfeniShakur


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Love my vintage ladies! [img: four black women in style bathing suits standing arm-in-arm on the beach] So much style and awesome here. I love vintage bathing suits and these ladies are rocking the hell out of them.

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~ Living a Beautiful Life ~ African-American women, dressed up to go out, circa 1940 [Love the hats on these lovely ladies!

Equestrian Selika Lazevski in riding habit, 1891, by Felix Nadar

Selika Lazevski, a century equestrian was photographed here by Felix Nadar in 1891 in Paris, France. She was an écuyère who performed haute école – which means she was an equestrian who rode high school dressage in French circuses in the century.

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Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five yea

Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary. She was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United States

Mary Fields, c. Mary Fields, also known as Stagecoach Mary (c. was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United and just the second American woman to work for the United States Postal Service.

Hellen Williams. The first women black super model.

Helen Williams, the first black supermodel and Vanessa Williams mother. polka dot dress shirt skirt in a full photo print ad model magazine

More African American Rare and Incredible Pics | Black Economic Development.com - Part 2

African-American flappers in fur and silk stockings - American history moment minimally, beauty at its finest to the max.

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