Mae Fanning, 1920's Black Vaudevillian Actress This is a scan of an old, 1920's era, photograph of a black Vaudevillian actress named Mae Fanning. She performed in musicals written by the famed team, Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle. From "Reminiscing With Noble Sissle & Eubie Blake."

*Baby Vamp* Mae Fanning, Black Vaudevillian Actress She performed in musicals written by the Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle. From & With Noble Sissle & Eubie Blake.

Black "Jean Harlow"  - name unknown -

Portrait of an African American vaudeville entertainer, name unknown, sporting a platinum blonde wig. Circa African American Vernacular Photography courtesy of Black History Album.

Circa 1875. Portrait of a ‘Mestiza de Sangley’ woman. Sangley is an archaic term used in the Philippines to describe and classify a person of pure Chinese ancestr

Circa Portrait of a ‘Mestiza de Sangley’ woman. Sangley is an archaic term used in the Philippines to describe and classify a person of pure Chinese ancestry.Jaw-Dropping Rare Photos Of Amazing People In History

Studio portrait of an African American female equestrian from the late Now that’s how to wear a top hat.

circa late 1930s-early 1940s

circa late People today have no idea what this generation sacrificed for the betterment of today's society. Let's not discard those great values.

May 1903

In Dahomey chorus members at Shaftesbury Theatre The Sketch Magazine, print cutting from a magazine, London, United Kingdom, Museum no.

joyce bryant, the black marilyn monroe http://www.joycebryant.net/intro#!__intro #blackbeauty

So beautiful Joyce Bryant was a blues and jazz singer in the and She was referred to as the Black Marilyn Monroe, with "the Voice You'll Always Remember".

After an event that hit too close to home, Johnetta Elzie became a civil rights crusader. Here's what she's doing to make an impact:

Fighting Chance: How Johnetta Elzie Became a Civil Rights Crusader

A year after Ferguson, Johnetta Elzie reflects on the future of Black Lives Matter

Black History-February is Black History month! May we all take a moment to recognize the many ways African American people have contributed to this nation in spite of severe and continued oppression!

Saidie Sellyna, an actress, singer and dancer in a publicity photo, circa 1911 by an Unidentified photographer. I am doing my best to uncover more information about her. Photo: The Sullivan Family papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Savina Martin, Dominga Martin and Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper.   .

vintageblackglamour: “Saidie Sellyna, an actress, singer and dancer in a publicity photo, circa 1911 by an Unidentified photographer. Photo: The Sullivan Family papers, Anacostia Community Museum.

The caption from Corbis on this circa 1920s picture reads "Photo shows Thelma and Bonnie, called the 'Graceful Creoles', posing coyly for the photographer at the Lido." The Lido is in Venice, Italy.

The caption from Corbis on this circa picture reads "Photo shows Thelma and Bonnie, called the "Graceful Creoles," posing coyly for the photographer at the Lido. The Lido is in Venice, Italy. And you thought you just loved "Thelma and Louise"

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