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Billie Holiday reading the sides for her upcoming autobiography "Lady Sings the Blues"

“Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. It shows the entire history of the world distilled into a single gorgeous chart via The Slate
from Slate Magazine

The Entire History of the World—Really, All of It—Distilled Into a Single Gorgeous Chart

“Histomap,” created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931. It shows the entire history of the world distilled into a single gorgeous chart via The Slate

Portrait of American singer and musician Aretha Franklin 1973

Billie Holiday playing the horn with Louis Armstrong

from The Cut

1967

1967 - Nina Simone Newport Jazz Festival The Cut

Classic Divas = Billie, Sarah, Etta, Nina, Aretha, Nancy, ____ & Eartha. Who's the sista next to Eartha?