Melba Roy, NASA Mathmetician, at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland in 1964. Ms. Roy led a group of NASA mathmeticians known as “computers” who tracked the Echo satellites. The first time I shared Ms. Roy on VBG, my friend Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a former postdoc in astrophysics at NASA, helpfully explained what Ms. Roy did in the comment section. I am sharing Chanda’s comment again here: “By the way, since I am a physicist, I might as well explain a little bit about what

Melba Roy, NASA Mathmetician, at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland in 1964. Ms. Roy led a group of NASA mathmeticians known as “computers” who tracked the Echo satellites. The first time I shared Ms. Roy on VBG, my friend Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a former postdoc in astrophysics at NASA, helpfully explained what Ms. Roy did in the comment section. I am sharing Chanda’s comment again here: “By the way, since I am a physicist, I might as well explain a little bit about what

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Eartha Kitt, Jayne Kennedy & Freda Payne on the cover of JET, July 11, 1974

Eartha Kitt, Jayne Kennedy & Freda Payne on the cover of JET, July 11, 1974

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Eartha Kitt | Black Glamour & Grace    #african_american #black_history #vintage
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This iconic photo of Diana Ross was shot by the legendary Victor Skrebneski for the cover of her 1977 album, Baby It’s Me.

This iconic photo of Diana Ross was shot by the legendary Victor Skrebneski for the cover of her 1977 album, Baby It’s Me.

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Dorothy Dandridge was born 91 years ago today in Cleveland, Ohio. This photo was taken by David Sutton in 1955.

Dorothy Dandridge was born 91 years ago today in Cleveland, Ohio. This photo was taken by David Sutton in 1955.

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Vintage Black Glamour | 23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

Vintage Black Glamour | 23 Amazing Black History Tumblrs

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