#wcw Madame Gres #launchLavish 12.14.13
Elle Varner Writes Poem To Girl Facing Expulsion Over Natural Hair
Like many of us, R&B starlet, Elle Varner was outraged and disgusted when she learned 12-year-old Vanessa VanDyke is facing expulsion from her private school because of her natural hair. Elle channeled her feelings into a poem titled, “Hair Care” and shared her thoughts via her Instagram acc…
Billie Holiday on the set of New Orleans (1947)
Happy Thanksgiving! Yes, I am dragging out my annual Lena Horne at the stove shot (she is really demonstrating fuel conservation here, circa 1940s, via Corbis) but let’s just pretend she just put a bird in the oven, shall we? And let’s all hope that her hypothetical bird turned out a lot better than my tragic Lemon Pound Cake today. Good thing I’m also bringing a bottle of wine!
I need this
Vintage illustration by Robert Hilbert. Published in Today’s Woman December 1952.
1) my creativity
2) the beauty mark on my neck :}
African American Proverb (via blackproverbs)
Today is 50 years.
omg the fear she must have felt
The really horrific part of this is she’s trying to grab a piece of his skull that was on the back of the car.