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Milk & Heavy Sugar
divalocity:

Chaka!!!!

divalocity:

Chaka!!!!

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tags → #chaka khan #80s 

Whitney Houston and Lena Horne at the 1990 Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Whitney Houston and Lena Horne at the 1990 Songwriters Hall of Fame.


Tracking down the ultimate woman blues guitar hero is problematic because woman blues singers seldom recorded as guitar players and woman guitar players (such as Rosetta Tharpe and Sister O.M. Terrell) were seldom recorded playing blues. Excluding contemporary artists, the most notable exception to this pattern was Memphis Minnie. The most popular and prolific blueswoman outside the vaudeville tradition, she earned the respect of critics, the support of record-buying fans, and the unqualified praise of the blues artists she worked with throughout her long career

Tracking down the ultimate woman blues guitar hero is problematic because woman blues singers seldom recorded as guitar players and woman guitar players (such as Rosetta Tharpe and Sister O.M. Terrell) were seldom recorded playing blues. Excluding contemporary artists, the most notable exception to this pattern was Memphis Minnie. The most popular and prolific blueswoman outside the vaudeville tradition, she earned the respect of critics, the support of record-buying fans, and the unqualified praise of the blues artists she worked with throughout her long career


THE 22ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS (1989)- Karyn White, Tempestt Bledsoe, Holly Robinson Peete

THE 22ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS (1989)- Karyn White, Tempestt Bledsoe, Holly Robinson Peete

Artist: Womack & Womack
Album: Love Wars
Song: BABY I'M SCARED OF YOU
Plays: 229

Diversity, 1963: Vivian Malone Jones, a civil rights pioneer, was one of the first two African American students to enroll at the University of Alabama in 1963 and the university’s first African American graduate


Nichelle Nichols with Don Marshall in her first television role on Gene Roddenberry’s ‘The Lieutenant’, circa 1963-64

Nichelle Nichols with Don Marshall in her first television role on Gene Roddenberry’s ‘The Lieutenant’, circa 1963-64


Charmaine Sylvers (L) and sister Olympia Sylvers of the R and B group The Sylvers backstage before a concert at the Forum on July 17,1973 in Inglewood, California

Charmaine Sylvers (L) and sister Olympia Sylvers of the R and B group The Sylvers backstage before a concert at the Forum on July 17,1973 in Inglewood, California

classicethnichistoricalvibez:

In 1947, Dr. Marie Daly became the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry when she graduated from Columbia University. A trailblazer in the field of biochemistry, Dr. Daly researched the connection between high cholesterol and heart disease. #WomenInSTEM (Photo courtesy of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, D. Samuel Gottesman Library Archives)
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classicethnichistoricalvibez:

In 1947, Dr. Marie Daly became the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Chemistry when she graduated from Columbia University. A trailblazer in the field of biochemistry, Dr. Daly researched the connection between high cholesterol and heart disease. #WomenInSTEM (Photo courtesy of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, D. Samuel Gottesman Library Archives)

Click to see source of picture

tags → #marie daly #40s 

JULY 17th: Happy 79th Birthday to the Legendary Diahann Carroll!

JULY 17th: Happy 79th Birthday to the Legendary Diahann Carroll!

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