Famous black people

Explore the lives and achievements of famous black individuals who have left an indelible mark on history. Discover the stories of these remarkable individuals and be inspired by their legacy.
Barbara Smith Conard - opera singer and civil rights pioneer Cristiano Ronaldo, Vintage, Famous African American Women, Famous Women, Famous African Americans, Famous Black People, Famous Black Americans, Famous Black, Historical Women

They say that winners write history and the losers - poetry. But in this case - where the following women were absolute winners - they were unfairly left out of the pages of history books. Or just mentioned in a sentence or two, failing to provide them the credit that they deserved. As so many marvelous inventions and creations can be credited back to these amazing people, Bored Panda feels the need for these names to be heard. Because as history and the media shows us - the voices of black…

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Patricia Nesbitt
Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. (Billie at 2 yrs old). Vintage Photos, Lady, People, Jazz, Billie Holiday, Billie, Olds, Young Celebrities, Childhood Photos

Billie Holiday (born Eleanora Fagan April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959) was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo. (Billie at 2 yrs old).

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ALVARO ELZY Jr
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In 1934, a young woman stepped off the train in Los Angeles’ Union Station. Even in a city swarming with beauties, eyes would’ve fastened on her. She was astonishingly lovely — tall and lithe, with dark glossy hair she wore pulled back in a style that offset her porcelain skin and blue eyes. Everyone who…

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