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Black dolls manufactured to celebrate the Black is Beautiful movement, 1968 Harlem, New York, New York. Photo by: Eve Arnold

William T. Shorey – was a century American whaling ship captain known to his crew as the Black Ahab. He was born in Barbados July 1859 and spent his life at sea. He became the only black captain operating on the west coast of the United States in the and

Malcolm X & Maya Angelou

Malcolm X Maya Angelou -Ghana his own words, «…I flew on to Accra, Ghana. I think that nowhere is the black continent’s wealth and the natural beauty of its people richer than in Ghana, which is so proudly the very fountainhead of Pan-Africanism.

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American Magnum photographer par excellence Eve Arnold, OBE, in her adopted city of London, Photo: Cartier-Bresson.

Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76 - The Washington Post

Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76

Cool Founded By An Escaped Slave, The California Eagle Is The Oldest African American Newspapers In LA

Founded By An Escaped Slave, The California Eagle Is The Oldest African American Newspapers In LA

The first legally married interracial couple in Alabama, writer and activist Alice Walker and civil-rights attorney Mel Leventhal found that breaking boundaries also put a strain on their marriage. After they split, daughter Rebecca moved every two years between her father's East Coast home to her mother's Berkeley, Calif., neighborhood. Her memoir, 'Black and White and Jewish,' recalls the difficulty in growing up mixed race with politically prominent parents.

The first legally married interracial couple in Alabama, writer and activist Alice Walker and civil-rights attorney Mel Leventhal found that breaking boundaries also put a strain on their marriage. After they split, daughter Rebecca moved every two years

PEAK BLACKNESS:   I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness.  - Ossie  The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within - strength, courage, dignity. - Ruby  Black love, people. Now and forever more.

PEAK BLACKNESS: I find a thing of beauty: a joy; a secret cup of gladness. Ossie: The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within: strength, courage, dignity.

Sleeping station commander, near London 1940

George Rodger G. A station commander sleeps briefly while awaiting the return of his night bomber crews. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II in Magnum Photos -

The casual killing act

Photographs, on display at the Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth, Hants, show a sailor removing the manacle from a newly-freed slave as well as the ship’s marines escorting captured slavers.

U.S. A party to introduce blacks to whites during civil rights strike in America, 1958 // © Eve Arnold/Magnum Photos

Eve Arnold: Her Extraordinary Life in Pictures

A party to introduce blacks to whites during civil rights strike in America, 1958 © Eve Arnold/Magnum Photos

Clark Gable - He insisted on doing most of his own stunts including being dragged on the ground in 106 degree weather on a rope at 30 miles an hour. The trying shoot for this film led to his massive heart attack. That and a 3 pack a day nicotine habit would kill him. MH

oldhollywood:The Misfits 1961 Dir. John Huston Photographer:Eve Arnold Clark Gable on the set of The Misfits dir. John Huston) (via) Photographer: Eve Arnold

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