Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

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Ruby Dee, Photographed in New York, 1961, by Carl Van Vechten.

Ruby Dee, Photographed in New York, 1961, by Carl Van Vechten.

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kvetchlandia:

Dennis Stock     Billie Holiday     1958
“You can be up to your boobies in white satin, with gardenias in your hair and no sugar cane for miles, but you can still be working on a plantation.” Billie Holiday, “Lady Sings the Blues”  1956

kvetchlandia:

Dennis Stock     Billie Holiday     1958

“You can be up to your boobies in white satin, with gardenias in your hair and no sugar cane for miles, but you can still be working on a plantation.” Billie Holiday, “Lady Sings the Blues”  1956

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glovesinthesummertime:

See Lena Horne was a lady.

glovesinthesummertime:

See Lena Horne was a lady.

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lascasartoris:

Dorothy Dandridge, 1953 by Philippe Halsman

lascasartoris:

Dorothy Dandridge, 1953 by Philippe Halsman

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