black-model-famous:

Beverly Peele, Atelier Versace Spring/Summer 1992
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black-model-famous:

Beverly Peele, Atelier Versace Spring/Summer 1992

the-milk-eyed-mender:

fannybawws:

proseandpop:

hellandheartaches:

ffffjjjj:

Rich White Ladies | Wimbledon

I’m kind of obsessed with this

Not 100% certain what htis is, but I like it…It’s like Amanda Blank and Trina had a musical baby… 

May have sent out an intra-office memo to a few folks across a few different departments urging them to watch this video.

This song has been in my head for a straight week.

my fav ladies are on my dash!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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This Pomeranian apparently got so upset with his new haircut that he started standing and walking around on his hind legs after he got back from the groomers…for 2 days.

unamusedsloth:

And here he is before his haircut.

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wata-melanin:

I guess I’ll play

bogworm:

female trouble, 1974
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bogworm:

female trouble, 1974

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paintdeath:

Sasha Pivovarova photographed by Miles Aldridge
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paintdeath:

Sasha Pivovarova photographed by Miles Aldridge

Top 6 selfies so far of 2014 
theamberfox

gohoneycocolove:

Invisible women: Black Britons struggle to be heard
And she is not alone in believing that unfair depictions and constant scrutiny plague black women especially, belittling them in the public eyeand forcing them into subordinate social positions.
"We can’t talk about Jim Crow or apartheid. But like blacks globally, we are both visible and invisible," said Heidi Mirza, a professor at the University of London who teaches equalities studies in education. "We are let into desegregated spaces and constantly watched. We remain totally ignored and excluded."
http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/14/world/europe/black-british-women/index.html
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gohoneycocolove:

Invisible women: Black Britons struggle to be heard

And she is not alone in believing that unfair depictions and constant scrutiny plague black women especially, belittling them in the public eyeand forcing them into subordinate social positions.

"We can’t talk about Jim Crow or apartheid. But like blacks globally, we are both visible and invisible," said Heidi Mirza, a professor at the University of London who teaches equalities studies in education. "We are let into desegregated spaces and constantly watched. We remain totally ignored and excluded."

http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/14/world/europe/black-british-women/index.html

beautiesofafrique:

Beautiful girl from Madagascar (East Africa)
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beautiesofafrique:

Beautiful girl from Madagascar (East Africa)

badbilliejean:

lucyandlouise:

Some other facts about Josephine Baker (Freda Josephine McDonald)

  • She first married at the age of 13
  • She danced alongside Ethel Waters at the Plantation Club in New York City
  • She tried to bring her career to America in 1936 but the racism forced her back to France
  • She was a member of the Free French forces during WWII
  • She also worked for the French Resistance during WWII. She smuggled messages in her underwear and music sheets.
  • She was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for her work with the French military
  • She was married 4 times
  • She adopted 12 children from around the world
  • She attended the March on Washington and was one of the speaker’s
  • In 1973 she finally got to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC
  • Princess Grace of Monaco was a friend of Josephine Baker
  • Josephine Baker died in her sleep of a cerebral hemorrhage on April 12, 1975 at the age of 69
  •  Over 20,000 people attended her funeral procession in Paris
  • May 20th is Josephine Baker Day as declared by the NAACP because of her Civil Rights work

Sources: wikipedia

my favorite.

(Source: biography.com)