Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis: Harrold & Harriet

Photos: Power Couples

Civil Rights Activists, Acclaimed Actors, & One of Hollywood's Most Iconic couples- Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis: Harrold & Harriet

Nichelle Nichols was my first role model (apart from my mother) who taught me that women can do the same job as any man, that we can be whoever we dream to be.

Nichelle Nichols - © Chester Higgins - one of the first black women I saw on TV. She ensure blacks were in the next generation/galaxy.

Sophia Loren: a celebration of style in pictures - Fashion Galleries - Telegraph

The Kate Upton GQ Magazine GIF Collection

Sophia Loren: a celebration of style in pictures - Fashion Galleries - Telegraph

Before there was Beverly Johnson, Jayne Kennedy, Halle Berry, Rihanna, or Tyra Banks, there was Marpessa Dawn. Beauty that took your breath away. "Black Orpheus" 1959.

Marpessa Dawn, American-born French actress (of African American and Filipino heritage) best known for her role in Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus)

Cicely Tyson, 78, just won a Tony for best Actress in a Featured Role, 2013

Bella Donna: Cicely Tyson

A native of Harlem, NY, Cicely Tyson got her start in showbiz after being discovered by an Ebony photographer. Soon, she became a noted fashion model, her high

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