Grace Jones - you can't say fierce without thinking about this lady. She played by her own rules!

Grace Jones - you can't say fierce without thinking about this lady. She played by her own rules!

To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. James A. Baldwin

To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. James A. Baldwin

Langston Hughes. Harlem Renaissance intellectual. Jazz poetry pioneer. Uplifted a downtrodden people and made them believe they were beautiful.

Langston Hughes. Harlem Renaissance intellectual. Jazz poetry pioneer. Uplifted a downtrodden people and made them believe they were beautiful.

Grace Jones. She was 18 when she moved back to New York, and signed on as a model with Wilhelmina Modeling agency. But, since her looks were not successfully received, she moved to Paris, France, where her androgynous, bold, dark-skinned appearance fostered her potential. She modeled for Yves Saint-Laurent, Claude Montana, Kenzo Takada, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, Hans Feurer and Azzedine Alaïa, and she appeared on the covers of "Elle", "Vogue", and "Der Stern".

Grace Jones. She was 18 when she moved back to New York, and signed on as a model with Wilhelmina Modeling agency. But, since her looks were not successfully received, she moved to Paris, France, where her androgynous, bold, dark-skinned appearance fostered her potential. She modeled for Yves Saint-Laurent, Claude Montana, Kenzo Takada, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, Hans Feurer and Azzedine Alaïa, and she appeared on the covers of "Elle", "Vogue", and "Der Stern".

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