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Party Time With Gentleman Jimmy

Mayor Jimmy Walker wasn’t known for being cerebral. But as the voters’ choice to lead the City of New York, he could not have been more well-suited (pun intended) to the zeitgeist of the final, dizzying, roaring years of The Jazz Age. 621 more words

The New Yorker Magazine

Josephine Superstar: Phylicia Rashad Before Clair Huxtable

Phylicia (Ayers-Allen) Rashad, best known for her role as THE Clair Hanks Huxtable on the hit sitcom The Cosby Show (1984-1992), has had a successful performance career acting and singing for film, television as well Broadway. 124 more words

Josephine Baker

Fierce Females: Josephine Baker

The fabulous Josephine Baker!

Not only was this fierce female one of the first near-nude exotic dancers of her time, she was also a bad-ass secret spy during World War II, carrying information for transmission to England, about the Germans, written in invisible ink on her sheet music – I mean what could be more exciting than that?! 139 more words

People & Places

Triumphant Song

chanteuse unwelcome

at home finds Paris gracious

sings triumphantly

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July PAD Travelog over at

http://phoenixrisingpg.wordpress.com

Josephine Baker: When, I Owned Paris

A pioneer who defined the prejudice of society and made her own success. Most of the fads of Hollywood can be traced back her. Fearless and fabulous, she was known by many names; Black Venus, Black Pearl, Creole Goddess. 1,424 more words

Glamour

Quotes from Wise Women in History

10 Insightful Quotes from

Wise Women in History

So many of the unsung hero’s of history have been women. Women who have made tremendous contributions to fields like science and civil rights, yet were overshadowed by their male counterparts who more often than not received the awards for accomplishments that those women assisted in coming to fruition. 1,819 more words

Blogging

Easy Like Sunday Morning Banana Bread

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU BANANAS… PUT THEM ON A SKIRT AND DANCE OR JUST MAKE BANANA BREAD

(either way you can’t go wrong)

Banana Walnut Bread…
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Food