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So We Got a Dog

Meet Pepper.

She’s the newest member of our family, and she’s fitting in marvelously. Pepper is probably a Schnauzer mix, but my dad would call her a Heinz 57. 1,036 more words

Adoption

Saturday playlist: Black women banned by the Beeb

This week’s playlist is drawn from the Wikipedia list of songs banned by the BBC. (Gotta love a Wikipedia list, don’tcha?) Can’t think why these particular women were considered so subversive … 6 more words

Culture

A Stand Against Racism: Grace Kelly & Josephine Baker

In 1951, the newly famous Kelly took a bold stand against a racist incident involving Black American expatriate singer/dancer Josephine Baker, when Sherman Billingsley‘s Stork Club in New York refused Baker as a customer.

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20th Century

A Stand Against Racism: Grace Kelly & Josephine Baker

In 1951, the newly famous Kelly took a bold stand against a racist incident involving Black American expatriate singer/dancer Josephine Baker, when Sherman Billingsley‘s Stork Club in New York refused Baker as a customer.

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20th Century

Samira Wiley Channels Josephine Baker For OUT

Orange is the New Black‘ actress Samira Wiley is featured on one of the multiple covers of the December issue of OUT magazine, as part of the annual OUT100 portfolio — spotlighting the year’s most influential people in the LGBT community. 128 more words

Fashion

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker jest chyba jedną z najbardziej rozpoznawalnych, barwnych postaci europejskich kabaretów z lat 20 i 30. Jej niepowtarzalny styl, kuse (nawet jak na dzisiejsze czasy) kostiumy, energetyczny taniec i wielka uroda sprawiły, że wielbiciele obsypywali ją prezentami (w tym również diamentami i samochodami). 375 more words

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October Playlist of Mademoiselle Camille : Black beauties

This month, I am bringing a bit of past in your ears, and a bit of rythm under your skin. Classics that will always put you in a good mood. 104 more words

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