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20

Sep

dorothydandridge:

"In the end, she [Dorothy Dandridge] may have believed she had failed, as she felt so often throughout her life. But a generation of Black Americans always remembered her accomploshments and her extraordinary presence on the cultural landscape. She had boldly cleared a path for the dramatic Black film actress and with her death, there was a void in American popular films. Later generations rediscovered her, and eventually influenced a new era of Black actresses and actors working in the movies, who understood her struggles and valued her achievements. She had done far more than she had ever realized." - Donald Bogle

dorothydandridge:

"In the end, she [Dorothy Dandridge] may have believed she had failed, as she felt so often throughout her life. But a generation of Black Americans always remembered her accomploshments and her extraordinary presence on the cultural landscape. She had boldly cleared a path for the dramatic Black film actress and with her death, there was a void in American popular films. Later generations rediscovered her, and eventually influenced a new era of Black actresses and actors working in the movies, who understood her struggles and valued her achievements. She had done far more than she had ever realized." - Donald Bogle


Dorothy Dandridge in a movie still from the 1957 film Island in the Sun.

Dorothy Dandridge in a movie still from the 1957 film Island in the Sun.

dorothydandridge:

49 years ago the world lost a beautiful treasure. Forever the epitome of beauty and grace, Dorothy Jean Dandridge was in a league of her own. With a legacy that continues to live on, it is my sincerest hope that my dearest Dottie is at peace knowing that all the trials and tribulations that she endured have not gone in vain. We owe an immense amount of gratitude to this angel for breaking down countless barriers and opening up so many doors for not only women of color in the entertainment industry, but all women of color period. Thank you, my beautiful Queen.

dorothydandridge:

49 years ago the world lost a beautiful treasure. Forever the epitome of beauty and grace, Dorothy Jean Dandridge was in a league of her own. With a legacy that continues to live on, it is my sincerest hope that my dearest Dottie is at peace knowing that all the trials and tribulations that she endured have not gone in vain. We owe an immense amount of gratitude to this angel for breaking down countless barriers and opening up so many doors for not only women of color in the entertainment industry, but all women of color period. Thank you, my beautiful Queen.

cultureunseen:

Julia (1968-1971) 

Starring Diahann Carroll

melanaholic:

The Josephine Baker Story It stars Lynn Whitfield as Josephine Baker, who is regarded for being the first international African-American star, despite her more prominent success in Europe. The film was generally well-received by critics and has become a success on home video and DVD. The original music score was composed by Georges Delerue. The film was nominated for several awards.

can someone please make  a gifset of the  

movie, pretty please !

justthedesign:

Damla Yaraman is wearing a tropical kimono from Gina Tricot

justthedesign:

Damla Yaraman is wearing a tropical kimono from Gina Tricot

19

Sep

18

Sep

allthebeautifulthings9828:

IZ Adaptive model Joanne, at the end of the runway Friday night at Dare to Wear Love for the Stephen Lewis Foundation gala.
Can we freakin taLK ABOUT THIS THOUGH?! Girl, werk.

allthebeautifulthings9828:

IZ Adaptive model Joanne, at the end of the runway Friday night at Dare to Wear Love for the Stephen Lewis Foundation gala.

Can we freakin taLK ABOUT THIS THOUGH?! Girl, werk.

17

Sep

blackfashion:

-Vintage ‘92 Dream Team Snapback
-Tommy Hilfiger Briefs & Kicks.
Xhris . Tampa, FL
IG & Twitter: @CashChris89
Submitted by: http://teamdreamcashchris.tumblr.com/

blackfashion:

-Vintage ‘92 Dream Team Snapback

-Tommy Hilfiger Briefs & Kicks.

Xhris . Tampa, FL

IG & Twitter: @CashChris89

Submitted by: http://teamdreamcashchris.tumblr.com/

16

Sep

15

Sep


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sibyllinesketchblog:

Orange hair & purple jewels, watercolor

vintynellie:

"Indian thug princess" A photoshoot I done last month with judestudios and mica myers, it was so fun!!!! The look I absolutely loved!! For you guys that want to know I think it was macs heroine used on the lips 😘 everything else is mac aswell. The extensions I used were from diamondhairuk-check them out guys!! They’re amazing! This hair is Malaysian straight in 26” 💕

vintynellie:

"Indian thug princess"
A photoshoot I done last month with judestudios and mica myers, it was so fun!!!! The look I absolutely loved!! For you guys that want to know I think it was macs heroine used on the lips 😘 everything else is mac aswell. The extensions I used were from diamondhairuk-check them out guys!! They’re amazing! This hair is Malaysian straight in 26” 💕

extraordinaryhair:

http://extraordinaryhair.tumblr.com/