Pearl Bailey (1918-1990), American actress and singer. She won a Tony Award for the title role in the all-black production of Hello, Dolly!
Photographed in New York, 1946
Part of Color Slides of Blacks by Carl Van Vechten, archived by The Beineke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University
Especially by black and Latino folk
Y’all know she is he only female that makes covers of magazine almost 50 years since she’s been dead..
Living black actresses don’t even get that love
And Dorothy Dandridge served way better than she ever could
I agree with this. One of the reasons I started this blog in the first place.
White Beauty need not be the norm!
This blog is going to start being active again.
So, stay tuned.
Eartha Kitt in Oscar Wilde’s “Salome”, 1955.
Vintage signed 5x7 of Baby Scruggs, who was best known for her performance in “Paris to Piccadilly” in London, England in 1952 and 1953.
Where can I get shorts like that?! @facebook.com
I wish I was a pin-up girl :3
ohhai. this is the owner of this blog. sorry, I’m a horrible updater. i’ll be back soon with winter break coming up.
gingerbreaddoll asked: I just want to say that your whole blog brings me life! It is complete flawlessness and I can't get over it. I love pin up girls, but I am always disappointed at what a lack of pin ups of color pictures are out there. I knew there had to be plenty out there and your blog confirmed it, so THANK YOU!
Thank you! <3 I appreciate these comments.I will returning soon to updating this blog.