Langston Hughes’ 113th Birthday ▪ February 1, 2015
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Langston Hughes, Author, Poet and Playwright Happy 113th Birthday! Http://aalbc.it/hughesbday
113th birthday of pioneering African-American jazz poet and social activist, Langston Hughes Google Doodle on its homepage.
Langston Hughes' 113th Birthday Honored Through Animated Google Doodle | Langston Hughes #LangstonHughes
Langston Hughes' 113th Birthday Google Doodle (2/1/15) - good for Black History Month, jazz, poetry
Happy Black History Month y'all! :D Langston Hughes’ 113th Birthday ▪ February 1, 2015
Medgar Wiley Evers was an African American civil rights activist involved in efforts to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi. He became active in the civil rights movement after returning from overseas service in World War II and completing secondary education; he became a field secretary for the NAACP. Evers was assassinated by Byron De La Beckwith, a member of the White Citizens' Council. Evers was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
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Medgar Evers ~ "Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an African American civil rights activist from Mississippi involved in efforts to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi. He became active in the civil rights movement after returning from overseas service in World War II and completing secondary education; he became a field secretary for the NAACP. Evers was assassinated by Byron De La Beckwith, a member of the White Citizens' Council. As a veteran, Evers was…"
Via PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton · June 12 It was 50 years ago, June 12, that we lost civil rights hero Medgar Evers - A Veteran, Father, Husband, Citizen, Defender of Justice. --- #RIP
Byron de la Beckwith was convicted on February 5, 1994 of the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers 31 years earlier, ending the lengthiest murder case in American history. Evers was gunned down in the driveway of his Jackson, Mississippi, home while his wife, Myrlie, and the couple's small children were inside waiting for their father.
Heavy D (born Dwight Arrington Myers) aka the Overweight Lover, rapper, record producer, singer, actor, and former leader of rap group Heavy D & the Boyz (which included G-Whiz, "Trouble" T. Roy (for which Heavy D's cousin, Pete Rock and CL Smooth's They Reminisce Over You - T.R.O.Y. is dedicated), and Eddie F.). His hits included Now that We Found Love, Don't Curse, Gyrlz, They Love Me, Got Me Waiting, Nuttin' But Love, plus Janet Jackson's Alright and Michael Jackson's Jam rap verses. R.I.P.
Nelson Mandela #OfficialLadyBizness
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"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear. But the triumph over it." - Nelson Mandela #Quote #Motivation #Courage #Fear #Triumph
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Food for Thought …..
"I learned that courage was not the absence of Fear , But the Triumph over it ." Nelson Mandela #NelsonMandela #Peace #Nobel
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Singer Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye A TALENTED BEAUTIFUL MAN WHO DIED WAY TOO SOON
Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr., was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Died age 43 - shot by his father.
Happy birthday Marvin Gaye. You left us too soon.
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talkin' loud and sayin' nothing (part 1) • james brown
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James Brown, "The Godfather Of Soul" bringing the party to the people! "The Hardest Working Man In Show Business" was all about helping others to "Get On The Good Foot"!
James Black's Ken Brown
Ubiquity Records The Godfather of Soul w/ JVC RC Stereo in tow (1981)... Photo: Claude Gassian #jamesbrown #JVC #boombox #cassette — with NOise UNdeground
James Brown with cowboy hat, fur coat & portable radio
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Comedian Richard Pryor is badly burned while freebasing cocaine. (1980)
Richard Pryor (1970s)
My favorite comedian
James & Marilyn
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James Marilyn. Would I be remiss to leave these two out? Perhaps. Marilyn was beautiful but never struck a chord with me. Oh, I admire her confidence. James Dean -- to be honest, I know very little about him other than his presence commands my attention.
James Dean & Marilyn Monroe smoking on the balcony.
James & Marilyn: photoshopped? maybe photoshopped i dont care its AMAZING!!
James & Marilyn CLASSIC
Bob Gruen 1975 John and Sean Lennon.
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John Lennon and son Sean Lennon
#Johnlennon with his son #Seanlennon.
1975 - John and Sean Lennon Photo by Bob Gruen | Hippie | flower power | yoko | baby sean | 1970's | boho | bohemian | iconic | happy | bliss | vintage | the Beatles | black & white photography | www.republicofyou.com.au
Dizzy GIllespie, photo by Herb Ritts #NeoClassics
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Amazing photographer. Dizzy GIllespie, photo by Herb Ritts | #Portrait / #Photography
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Dizzy Gillespie cheeks by herb ritts (1952 aug13-2002 dec26, d. @50 of pneumonia due weak immune system from hiv positivity) was an ingenious Jewish American photographer who actually studied economics & art history at Bard NY but got into photography shooting aspiring friend Richard Gere! he followed that attention with Brooke Shields on Elle cover 1981 + same year Physical cover of Olivia Newton-John. HerbRitts.com + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herb_Ritts
Famous portrait of jazz great Dizzie Gillespie by Herb Ritts.
♂ Man, Portrait, Character black & white Herb Ritts
Trumpet player (jazz) Dizzy Gillespie making his trumpet blowing face
Louis Armstrong by Philippe Halsman, 1966
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Phillipe Halsman: Louis Armstrong
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Philippe Halsman Louis Armstrong "Satchmo".
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Gordon Parks was an American photographer, film director, writer He directed “Shaft” & co-founded Essence magazine. He was the first black photographer at Life magazine & the first black director at any big Hollywood studio. In 1937 he read an article on migrant workers: "I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs. I knew at that point I had to have a camera." 10 years later he was the only black photographer at Vogue.
Gordon Parks was born November 30, 1912. He was a world renowned photogrpaher and film maker. He was also ranked among the top 50 most influential photogrpahers int he world post war. This was a major accomplishment and inspiration for an african american male to be dominate in a white man's field. Grundberg.A. (2006, March 8) Gordon Parks, a Master of the Camera, Dies at 93. www.nytimes.com. Retrieved Febraury 21, 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/08/arts/design/08parks.html?pagewanted=all
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Martin Luther King, Jr. wall photo
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Swag! Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
RIP Chris Lighty www.nytimes.com/...
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An angry rift has developed between music mogul Chris Lighty’s widow, Veronica Lighty, and his family and famous friends including 50 Cent, who have hired their own investigators to probe the circumstances of his death.
WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM THE GRANDMOTHER OF NETWORK MARKETING? . . . We were reminded recently by The Mind Aware member, Cindi Johnson of kikaPaprika, of the amazing story of Madame C.J. Walker, whom some consider to be the grandmother of network marketing. Madame Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867. She was born to slave parents in poverty-stricken Delta, Louisiana. She was orphaned by age eight at which time she moved in with an older sister and her abusive husband. ...
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Sarah Breedlove (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919), known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and the first female self-made millionaire in America. She made her fortune by developing and marketing a line of beauty and hair products for black women under the company she founded, Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company.
The Women Of Black History Month Madame CJ Walker The first child of her family to be born into post-Civil War freedom -- and a mother and widow at the age of 20 -- Louisiana-born Sarah Breedlove moved to St. Louis in 1887, where she would develop a popular line of hair and beauty products for black women (inspired by her own bouts of hair loss) that would make her the first female self-made millionaire in America.
Madame CJ Walker. = was the first African American woman to ever successfully create her own line of hair products for other African American women.
Nat King Cole....RIP
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A skilled jazz musician, Nat King Cole became one of America's leading pop vocalists during the mid-20th century and the first back entertainer to host his own show on national television, in 1956.
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Unforgettable - Nat King Cole - Free Piano Sheet Music
Nat 'King' Cole (1919–1965) was born Nathaniel Adams Coles at Montgomery, Alabama. He received music lessons from his mother and his family moved to Chicago when he was only five, where his father Edward James Coles was a minister at the True Light Baptist Church and later Pastor of the First Baptist Church. At 12 he was playing the church organ and at 14 he formed a 14 piece band called the Royal Dukes..
Nat King Cole became the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series in 1956. He's best known for his soft baritone voice and for singles like 'The Christmas Song,' 'Mona Lisa' and 'Nature Boy.' Learn more at Biography.com.
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Perfect red lip on a gorgeous red head, Lucille Ball
Lucile Ball, actual proof of her RED hair!
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*****Lucille Ball. Brains, beauty and fabulous sense of humor. Now that's BEAUTIFUL! iconic beauty | beautiful celebrities | red hair | redhead | fifties | 1950s | vintage | retro | classic beauty | old hollywood
Black ROCKSTAR....He let me know that being different is exactly what you need to Show Up & SHOW OUT! RIP Jimmy Hendrix 1942-1970
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One of last photos taken of Jimi Hendrix #music #jimihendrix
Jimi Hendrix drops in for tea. Now that's what I call a tea party!
not just a guitarrist, the best guitar player EVER
Jimi Hendrix Tea Time photo taken by his Girlfriend Monika Danneman the day before he died.
I love Billie Holiday...Beauty, Talent, and a Struggle ...A Real Lady Bizness 1915-1959
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Elan Renegade Vintage: Lady Sings the 'Vintage' Blues
R.I.P. Ferdinand Porsche
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Ferdinand Porsche designing one of the many versions of the 911
RIP Ferdinand Alexander Porsche. Thank you for giving us the Porsche 911.
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, Grandson of the founder of Porsche, the designer of the Porsche 911, the founder of the Porsche Design studio and the architect of Porsche design culture, passed away yesterday, April 5 in Salzburg, aged 76.
IN TODAY'S PAPER Car designer Ferdinand Alexander Porsche with a Porsche 911 Carrera. Porsche, who designed the classic 911 sports car and was the grandson of the automaker's founder, died in Salzburg, Austria. He was 76.
R.I.P. Thomas Kinkade
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Thomas Kincade died on April 6th. :( "He is to be applauded and remembered for the way in which he brought light and beauty, safety and serenity, into so many peoples' lives. What a gift.”
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Thomas Kinkade ~ Painter of Light ~ 1958-2012 RIP Thomas. He was one of my favorites!
RIP Thomas Kinkaid
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R.I.P. Mike Wallace.....Your contribution to journalism will never be forgotten.