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Vintage African American Photos

I am America. I am the part you won't recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me. Muhammad Ali


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Vintage African American Photos

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AFRICAN AMERICAN MIDWIVES | Two African American midwives, Leon County, Florida, circa 1944.

Florida Memory - Two African American midwives.

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American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan smiles on stage with her hands in her gown pockets, c. 1944.

a swarthy elaine stritch

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    African American Godesses

Kathleen Cleaver, Esq., former Black Panther. She was the 1st female member of the Black Panther Party's decision making body. She was also the wife of Eldridge Cleaver and served as a Senior Lecturer at Yale University.

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    She is beautiful and brave

James Earl Jones -- this photo was taken on May 29, 1961 by Carl Van Vechten. Photo: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer

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Bride and Groom by Black History Album, via Flickr

Buffalo Soldier Bugler by Black History Album, via Flickr Black History Month

Black History This Is The Time When Blacks Couldn't Do The Same Things White People Could Do.

Cotton Club Revue #black_history #african_american

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    Lost African American Heritage

Vintage Black Bride and Groom

Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer : Photo

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African American Lady by Black History Album, via Flickr

Bill 'Bojangles" Robinson | Legends of Dance by Black History Album

Lena Horne in Paris | 1947 by Black History Album, via Flickr

BB King, via black history album

African American Man by Black History Album, via Flickr

Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were. Follow Us On Twitter @blackhistoryalb

The Supremes 4-5 by Black History Album, via Flickr

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

Black History Album .... The Way We Were — Alberto Henschel, Foto de negra com turbante,...

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Black Paddy, 1885 by Black History Album, via Flickr

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Black History Album .... The Way We Were : Photo

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Black History Album .... The Way We Were

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

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THE WEDDING CAKE | 1930

BLACK HISTORY ALBUM

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Hank Thomas, one of the original 13 Freedom Riders