Diahann Carroll-Born 6.17.1935 A breast cancer survivor - attended Music & Art High School, along with schoolmate Billy Dee Williams. In many interviews about her childhood, Diahann Carroll recalls her parents' support of her & that they enrolled her in dance, singing & modeling classes. By the time Diahann Carroll was 15, she was modeling for Ebony magazine. She stood 6ft & had a lean build. After graduating from high school, Diahann Carroll attended New York University, majored in…

The beautiful Diahann Carroll. American television's first African American mega star with her own top rated show.

Dance legend Carmen de Lavallade. Seen here in the October 1964 issue of Harper’s Bazaar in a beaded necklace by Coppola e Toppa.

Carmen de Lavallade, dance legend and Vintage Black Glamour favorite (that’s her in the VBG avatar) turns 82 years old today! de Lavallade is still going strong today: she is still dancing and.

Jet magazine vintage black pinup models

15 Unsung Vintage Black Pinup Models

Dorothy Dandridge was born 91 years ago today in Cleveland, Ohio. This photo was taken by David Sutton in 1955.

vintageblackglamour: “ Dorothy Dandridge was born 91 years ago today in Cleveland, Ohio. This photo was taken by David Sutton in 1955 ”

Ms. Donna Summer!

Vintage Black Glamour and Vintage Black Glamour: Gentleman’s Quarters are now available individually and as a fabulous box set from Rocket 88 Books. The Vintage Black Glamour documentary is.

Dame Shirley Bassey | 19 Vintage Photos That Celebrate Black Women's Beauty

From Vintage Black Glamour: "This is Dame Shirley Bassey in 1960 being fitted for a new sheath dress, covered with diamante stones (weighing in at 28 pounds), by designer Douglas Darnell.

<b>That's almost one for each day in Black History Month!</b>

Vintage Black Glamour

vintageblackglamour: “ Unidentified woman, This is not Leslie Uggams, even though this woman has been mistakenly identified as her lately online. I was curious to find out who she was, so I did.

Vintage Black Glamour: Gentlemen's Quarters - It's in print! Nichelle Gainer filled the original Vintage Black Glamour book with the stories and photographs of the women who epitomised black glamour. Now it's the turn of the men to show off their style, glitz and panache...

Vintage Black Glamour: Gentlemen's Quarters (Special Edition)

Vintage Black Glamour: Gentlemen's Quarters - It's in print! Nichelle Gainer filled the original Vintage Black Glamour book with the stories and photographs of the women who epitomised black glamour. Now it's the turn of the men to show off their style, glitz and panache...

"Maya Angelou doing a little reading in her dressing room before her performance at the Village Vanguard in New York City. Long before she was a poet and writer and the icon we know today, Dr. Angelou was a dancer and a singer of folk and calypso songs (she recorded and album in 1957 called "Miss Calypso" and appeared in the film "Calypso Heatwave" that same year. This photo was taken by G. Marshall Wilson, who was a staff photographer at Ebony for 33 years."-Vintage Black Glamour FB Page

Maya Angelou doing a little reading in her dressing room before her performance at the Village Vanguard in New York City. Long before she was a poet and writer and the icon we know today, Dr. Angelou was a dancer and singer of folk and calypso songs

vintageblackglamour: “Happy 62nd Birthday to the Beautiful Legendary Chaka Khan! Forgive me for the late post - but we can still have a mini-party in Ms. Khan’s honor before the clock strikes twelve...

vintageblackglamour: “Happy Birthday to the Beautiful Legendary Chaka Khan! Forgive me for the late post - but we can still have a mini-party in Ms. Khan’s honor before the clock strikes twelve (on the east coast in the U.

Vintage Black Glamour

1940 - Three young ladies on their way to take their licensing examination by the Texas State Board of Cosmetology. - Photo: Franklin Papers, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library

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