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By Ky Finds: Cornrows, Afro Puffs & Joy

A lot of people may not know this about me, but I collect post cards. I know it sounds weird, but I do. It all started when I went to a Jean Michel Basquiat exhibit and wanted to take a keep sake of his artwork with me to cherish forever, so I bought it in the form of post card. 87 more words


Josephine Baker, the famous cabaret dancer of the 1920s, should be remembered for more than just that scantily clad banana costume. She was, at one point, the highest paid vaudeville dancer on Broadway. 150 more words

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Gigi Mac's Cool Chicks For Black History Month (Part 1)

Through every day of February our international correspondent Gigi Mac will celebrate a different woman of color to mark Black History Month. This is too good an idea to slip off the following day’s F-book feed so here, for our delectation & education, is Part 1 of her selection. 791 more words


Visual Poetry

Anatol Knotek is an Austrian conceptual artist that creates visual poems and text installations (among others things). More about Knotek here.


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The Creole Goddess : Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker, the famous dancer, singer, and actress, was born as Freda Josephine McDonald, on June 3, 1906 to washerwoman Carrie McDonald and vaudeville drummer Eddie Carson. 1,187 more words

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Year 2016. “I have walked into the palaces of kings and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more. But I could not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee, and that made me mad.” Josephine Baker