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Pearl Bailey with her husband, John Randolph Pinkett in 1950, photo by Carl Van Vetchen. ”

Lena Horne & her family

Josephine Baker and husband, Jo Bouillon

Eartha Kitt and her only husband John William McDonald *I woulda thought she'd have married more times but nope, she was happy with having scads of lovers.Ugh! She was so fabulous.*

10 Fascinating Interracial Marriages in History - by Paul Holtum

Happy 82nd Birthday to James Earl Jones! Mr. Jones, who is almost as handsome as his father, Robert Earl Jones (!), was born 82 years ago today in Arkabutla, Mississippi! This photo was taken on May 29, 1961 by Carl Van Vechten.

American actress and singer, Pearl Bailey

Pearl Bailey & husband jazz drummer Louis Bellson were married 38 years. Reportedly fell in love while sharing a cab.

Catherine Deneuve and David Bailey

Eartha Kitt - 1959 by Isaac Sutton

Dolly Parton married Carl Thomas Dean in Ringgold, Georgia on May 30, 1966. And they are still married : )

Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee

Pearl Bailey, 1940s

Ruby Dee by Carl Van Vechten.

Dizzy Gillespie, "I was blessed that I got married early and had a good wife. That sort of kept me straight. Probably I would have been like Charlie Parker, you know, involved in drugs or alcohol or something like that if I hadn’t had this stability."

"The Haymakers". July 22, 1910. African American women. At that time, middle-class Black women who were supported by their husbands and did not have to work were generally very socially and politically active, whether fighting for Blacks' civil rights or organizing to keep the Black community together.

African American teenage girls c.1950's

A candid photo of Diana Ross & Sammy Davis Jr. from 1968 on the set of The Hollywood Palace.

A STUNNING photo of Eartha Kitt!

A woman identified as being of half African, half Indian descent from Martinique, circa 1910. Photo in the private collection of Sarah Partridge, all rights reserved. Contact: sweetpeabrooklyn@yahoo.com

The Berbers (Moors)