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"A Dusky Beauty" says the caption -- What a wonderful shot of her expressive face and proud attitude! Aida Overton Walker, The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

Tragically, Aida died suddenly on October 1, 1914, at age 34, from kidney failure.

Great collection of photos of Aida Overton Walker, international star of vaudeville, who even performed at Buckingham Palace for King Edward VII in

Lawanda Page.. aunt Ester

LaWanda Page--Sanford and Son--Aunt Esther. I so enjoyed her on the hit sitcom "Sanford & Son". She was hilarious as she called Fred Sanford, "A fish eyed fool".

Born	Thelma McQueen January 7, 1911 Tampa, Florida, U.S. Died	December 22, 1995 (aged 84) Augusta, Georgia, U.S. Cause of death	Burns sustained in a fire

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.

She is more what the Original American Indian looked like. The 50 million killed off looked like this. This why the devil referred to them as "Red Man".....with no disrespect, the light skinned Native Americans you see today have the white man's blood. He killed off the black and saved the light...thus changing the complexion of the Original Native American. The sister in the pix is also of the look of the Taino, Arawak and Taino Indians of the Carribbean. They too, were killed off. This was…

A woman identified as being of half African, half Indian descent from Martinique, beautiful. Vintage, circa Photo in the private collection of Sarah Partridge. Just a breif history on Martinique

Pearl Bailey is often forgotten as one of Hollywood's most beautiful women due to the era when Hollywood did not find women of color as beautiful. Hollywood was wrong because Ms. Pearl is a beautiful classic and timeless beauty that is often emulated.

Pearl Mae Bailey was an American actress and singer. After appearing in vaudeville, she made her Broadway debut in St. Louis Woman in She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly! in 1968

Actress Ruby Dee dead at 91 - Studio -27- Fashion

Ruby Dee was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist.

Francis Evett - actress of the 1900's

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.

Jan 23 - 2003 – Nell Carter, American singer and actress (b. 1948)

Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy) was a Tony award winning actress and singer. She married mathematician and lumber executive George Krynicki, and converted to Judaism in 1982 (she had been born into a Roman Catholic family and raised Presbyterian).

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 (1997 - 2000) of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes.” 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 mor...

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.

Bruce's Beach - The Pretty Park with a Stormy Past - California Beaches

Such a beautiful couple! Charles and Willa Bruce, Charles and Willa owned a beach resort called Bruce’s Beach, in southern Calif. one of the few beaches in open to African Americans. African Americans were forced out in the and

Roxie Roker(actress & mother of rocker "Lenny Kravitz").

Roxie Roker~(actress & mother of rocker "Lenny Kravitz"). Played Helen Willis on The Jefferson's

The Richest Man In History?

Emperor Mansa Musa I.Emperor Mansa Musa I, an African King from the late century, has been named the richest person who ever lived. Mali’s supply of salt and gold, which was the main source for most of the world during that time.