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Album cover for Lee Thompson Ska Orchestra's "The Benevolence Of Sister Mary Ignatius".wish I knew more about the photo. I guess all you really need to know is how much swagger those kids have.

Theater poster for the Rhyth Mania Revue at the Cotton Club, Harlem, NYC. Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

Theater poster for the Rhyth Mania Revue at the Cotton Club, Harlem, NYC. Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were.

WWII Era Poster Stay Black and Remain Lovely Keep by urbanbazaar, $18.95

WWII Era Poster Stay Black and Remain Lovely Keep by urbanbazaar, $18.95

Unknown Black Confederate soldier... Confederate cemetery. Chattanooga, Tennessee. (Unknown soldiers graves are not unusual from the Civil War nor were black soldiers - they fought on both sides as did Native Americans)

Unknown Black Confederate soldier... Confederate cemetery. Chattanooga, Tennessee. (Unknown soldiers graves are not unusual from the Civil War nor were black soldiers - they fought on both sides as did Native Americans)

Little African American girl

Old Vintage Photo of Little African American black girl - Negro - Small Child Vintage Photo Reprint

While performing with the group, Aida met her future husband, prominent vaudeville performer George Walker.

The Vaudeville Actress Who Refused To Be A Stereotype

While performing with the group, Aida met her future husband, prominent vaudeville performer George Walker.

Circassian Beauty In the 1860s, P.T. Barnum exhibited women whom he claimed were Circassian beauties. They wore a distinctive Afro hair style and were known as “moss haired girls.” Circassian beauties were typically presented as victims of sexual enslavement among the Turks, who had escaped from the harem to achieve freedom in America. (via WonderfullyStrange

Circassian Beauty In the 1860s, P.T. Barnum exhibited women whom he claimed were Circassian beauties. They wore a distinctive Afro hair style and were known as “moss haired girls.” Circassian beauties were typically presented as victims of sexual enslavement among the Turks, who had escaped from the harem to achieve freedom in America. (via WonderfullyStrange

Young African American Girl by Black History Album, via Flickr Portraits of African Americans from the Alvan S. Harper Collection (1884-1910)

Young African American Girl by Black History Album, via Flickr Portraits of African Americans from the Alvan S. Harper Collection (1884-1910)

First African American women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920 • These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

First African American women to vote in Ettrick, Virginia, 1920 • These women, left to right, are Eva Conner, Evie Carpenter, Odelle Green, Virginia Mary Branch, Anna Lindsay, Edna Colson, Edwina Wright, Johnella Frazer, and Nannie Nichols

First Black Catholic Bishop Rev. Joseph O. Bowers - Jet Magazine, May 7, 1953 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr

First Black Catholic Bishop Rev. Joseph O. Bowers - Jet Magazine, May 7, 1953 by vieilles_annonces, via Flickr