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    African-American flapper.

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    • R Ware

      1920 S, African Americans, Fashion, Jazz Age, Vintage, Harlem Renaissance, Flappers 1920, Black History, 1920S

    • Heather Cox

      1920s •~• Harlem Flapper, 1928. Perhaps the greatest gift to the 1920s era came from the African-American ~ whose culture developed rapidly during the 1920s under the banner of “The Harlem Renaissance.” Black American women had not only to fight for female emancipation, but had to scale the long ladder of civil rights . She played an enormous role in the liberation of all women.

    • Le Casting Parisien

      U.S. African-American Flapper from the Harlem Renaissance, 1920s repinned by

    • Coco B.

      1920s style at its finest, wouldn't necessarily says she was a flapper #fashionhistory #blackfashion

    • Leanne Patterson

      I forget that the Harlem Renaissance occurred during the 1920s and people who lived in Harlem would also take part of trends around the rest of the country like dressing in the flapper style.

    • NY Urban League Young Professionals

      African American flapper from the Harlem Renaissance. At the time, "flappers" were considered women who often bucked the trend of traditional expectations for femininity and womanhood of that era. With this new found penchant for independence, these courageous women began many of the trends women today take for granted, such as donning short hair, voting, wearing closely fitting clothes, consuming liquor, wearing make-up, dancing at jazz clubs, etc

    • Lela Dahlan

      African American flapper from the Harlem Renaissance. Very beautiful and sophisticated.

    • Betty Smith

      How classy she is!!!!! qb The fabulous fashion & style of the Harlem Renaissance, 1920s

    • Sammbelina Rox

      Flapper style, roaring '20's #1920s #fashion

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