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George and Cyril Blake and all that jazz...But don't forget the calypso..

George and Cyril Blake  were born in Trinidad, probably in the late 1890s, they both served in the British Merchant Navy  during the first world war. 1,041 more words

When you’ve suffered so much you become self-destructive and so seek out even more suffering

When you’ve suffered so much, you become self-destructive, and so seek out even more suffering. You hate the world and are tired of life so you place no value on it. 610 more words

After the fall of the Second Empire and the catastrophe of Sedan, the Commune, the Siege, Paris started to go back to the venal pleasures of before

After the fall of the Second Empire, and the catastrophe of Sedan, the Commune, the Siege, Paris started to go back to the venal pleasures of before. 286 more words

10 Greatest Dancers of the Twentieth Century

The art of dance is a unique form of expression, employing a universal body language that everyone understands. From ballet to contemporary, from hip-hop to salsa, and from oriental to flamenco, dance is certainly enjoying something of a renaissance lately. 1,785 more words

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josephine baker

Welcome to something I’m gonna call Monday’s Muse. Ha, not really. But Josephine Baker’s a major fox, so go with it.

“She’s the Nefertiti of now.” …

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July 19 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – July 19 *

1848 – The first Women’s Rights Convention is held in Seneca Falls,
New York. The convention is supported by Frederick Douglass… 348 more words

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