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Of Another Fashion: Caption from the Black... →
ofanotherfashion: Caption from the Black Studies Database: The African American model Charlotte Stribling, or “Fabulous” as she was known, relaxes during a fashion show in Harlem’s Abyssinian Church, 1950. During this period Harlem hosted an average of 300 fashion shows a year, many of them showcasing…
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ofanotherfashion: An ad for Perma-Strate Cream hair straightener (1965).
Of Another Fashion: The contestants of the Miss... →
ofanotherfashion: The contestants of the Miss Black America Beauty Pageant (1972) in evening gowns. (From the Black Studies Center Database) It’s significant that many of the contestants have Afros here. Just as the Afro is a politicized aesthetic that gave visual expression to the principle that “Black is…
STYLESLUT: HAPPY NEW YEAR! HERE ARE 4 REASONS WHY... →
thestyleslut: If you’ve ever tried to pull off the ‘hip black dude’ vibe (looking at you, 90% of white male population) then you were unwittingly imitating the illustrious Mr. Baldwin. As one of the coolest gay writers of the mid 20th-century, Baldwin was famous for scripting badass essays that helped to…
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