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Nelson Mandela and Muhammad Ali. I love this picture because I LOVE LOVE LOVE Muhammad Ali. I grew up in his heyday.he was an icon for me.

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 was an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes” — at a time when mixed marriages were uncom

Kim Hamilton (Sept. 12, 1932 – Sept. 16, 2013) was an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes” — at a time when mixed marriages were uncommon even in Hollywood. Hamilton portrayed Helen Robinson in 1962's To Kill a Mockingbird. Her long career on TV began as Andy's girlfriend on Amos 'n' Andy. She had roles on The Twilight Zone, Days of Our Lives, All in the Family & many…

Sammy Davis Jr, Harry Belafonte, and Sidney Poitier. In a photo session for LIFE magazine in February, Sammy Davis Jr, Hollywood Stars, Classic Hollywood, Old Hollywood, Harry Belafonte, Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Celebs, Black Power
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Sidney and Harry, and Sammy

Aaliyah had hip hop swag for real Rip Aaliyah, Aaliyah Style, Aaliyah Singer, Aaliyah Outfits, Hip Hop Fashion, 90s Fashion, Style Fashion, Fashion Outfits, Christina Aguilera
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African American actress Butterfly McQueen was famous for saying the movie quote: "I don't know 'nothin' 'bout birthin' no babies!" as Prissy in Gone with the Wind.

How long was your labor? ~ Famous labor scenes in movies and on TV

I calculated how long I was in labor: 33 hours. Good times! How long was your labor? ~ Birth stories and birth on film including Gone with the Wind.

Two of the greatest to ever do it. Luther Vandross Whitney Houston R. Whitney Houston, Music Icon, Soul Music, Beverly Hills, Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Luther Vandross, Hollywood, Before Us
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Whitney & Luther Vandross

Spencer Williams was an American actor and filmmaker. He was best known for playing Andy on TV’s The Amos ‘n’ Andy Show and for directing the 1941 race film The Blood of Jesus. Williams was a pioneer African-American film producer and director.

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Spencer Williams (July 14, 1893 – December 13, 1969) was an African American actor and filmmaker. He was best known for playing Andy in the Amos 'n Andy television show and for directing the 1941 race film The Blood of Jesus. Williams was a pioneer African-American film producer and director.

Benjamin Sherman Scatman Crothers (May 1910 – November was an American actor, singer, dancer and musician known for his work as Louie the Garbage Man on the TV show Chico and the Man, and as Dick Hallorann in The Shining in Hollywood Stars, Classic Hollywood, Old Hollywood, Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Celebs, Scatman Crothers, Actor Secundario, Cinema
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Best remembered for the role of Reverend Sykes in the film classic To Kill a Mockingbird William Walker was born in Pendleton, Indiana in The son of a freed slave, Walker was the firs…

William Walker (1917-1992)

Best remembered for the role of Reverend Sykes in the film classic To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), William Walker was born in Pendleton, Indiana in 1917. The son of a freed slave, Walker was the firs…

Little Known Actors - Theresa Harris, Theresa Harris - was an African American actress who starred in a number of supporting and or uncredited roles in films between 1929 and Classic Hollywood, Old Hollywood, Black Actresses, Black Actors, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Black History Facts, My Black Is Beautiful, Before Us
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Little Known Actors - Theresa Harris

Theresa Harris (1906 - 1985) was an African American actress who starred in a number of supporting and or uncredited roles in films between 1929 and 1958. Born in Houston, Texas on New Years Eve 1906; the daughter of Isaiah (1879 - 1956) and Mable (1883 - 1964) Harris who were former sharecroppers in Louisianna; growing up she was raised as a Methodist and had originally wanted to become a singer from having listened to the voices of Louis Armstrong and Ethel Waters in the 1920s. In 1929…

Billie Thomas was an African-American child actor who was best-known for appearing in the "Our Gang" film series from 1934 to its end in Born .

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Actor Little Farina (The Little Rascals - March, Yeah they had swag and style in the twenties!

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

100 Years of African American vintage photography from the end of slavery in the 1860′s to the Black...

Francine Everett, African-American actress and singer best known for performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences. Divas, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Black Art, Make Up Inspiration, Black Actresses, Black Actors, By Any Means Necessary, Photo Vintage
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Sidney Poitier & Harry Belafonte, pioneers in Hollywood

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Judy Lenteen Pace is an African American actress who was the first villainess on television in Pace starred as the tough Vickie Fletcher, a high-powered lawyer on the hit show “Peyton Place.” “Peyton Place” is the only prime-time scripted series eve Black Actresses, Black Actors, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Hair, Black Girls Rock, Black Girl Magic, Black Men, Kings & Queens
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Hey fam, Hope is all well for your weekend whether you are parting in the American tradition of Thanksgiving. Earlier today my daily gratitude ritual led my mind to the positive people who’ve crossed...

Mike Evans, actor ( The Jeffersons) The voice of reason- didn't know that he passed, and so young? Popular People, We The People, Celebrities Then And Now, Black Celebrities, Mike Evans, Gone Too Soon, Celebrity Deaths, Black Actors, Thanks For The Memories
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