Josephine Baker, Style Icon  | c1920's by Black History Album, via Flickr....Flapper Mode in full effect

Josephine Baker (June 1906 – April was an American-born Afro-French dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the "Bronze Venus," the "Black

In 1969 Shirley Chisholm was the first African American woman in Congress.  She served for 14 years and also she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972 (Margaret Chase Smith had previously run for the 1964 Republican presidential nomination).

Shirley Chisholm- she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Josephine Baker in La Joie de Paris, - Love her. Left the racist scene of America at the time made a hugely successful life for herself in Paris, France.

Josephine Baker

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Josephine Baker, an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess in the

WHO’S THAT GIRL? Josephine Baker, 1920s

Josephine Baker was the first African American female to star in a motion picture, to integrate an American concert hall, and to become a world-famous entertainer.

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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.

Four African American children, probably three girls and one boy, pose in a living room next to a piano in white dresses. c1910

Four African American children, probably three girls and one boy, pose in a living room next to a piano in white dresses. Want to know more about Black History ?

jane white, 1941.    photo credit: carl van vechten

vintageblackglamour: “ Actress Jane White in a 1941 photograph by Carl Van Vechten. A 1944 graduate of Smith College, White was the daughter of Civil Rights icon Walter White. White began her.

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