Vintage Black Beauties

Vintage Black Beauties

An archive remixing research project celebrating the beauty of women of the black diaspora in vintage style because I love discovering old pictures that are new to me (and I wanted a place to save them). People don't have to be glamorous or famous to be beautiful.

Photos found on the net. Links provided. Not owned by me.

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Today is the anniversary of the death of Emmett Till.  This image was taken from a beautiful post about his mother, Mamie.

Today is the anniversary of the death of Emmett Till.  This image was taken from a beautiful post about his mother, Mamie.

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    ….August 28th — another heavy date in American History.
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    I guess the REAL question I have is how did THEOPHILUS LONDON get in this picture? *dead*
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    Emmett Till was murdered in August of 1955 - just a few months after my father turned 5. He told me that he used to have...
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    I know I linked to that post a week or so ago, but it bears repeating.