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Dorothy Dandridge - A Life Unfulfilled

vintageblackglamour: The one and only Dorothy Jean Dandridge was born on this day 90 years ago in Cleveland, Ohio. She is pictured at home in 1954 in a photo by Allan Grant.

lmao....it might be the only way these women would get a kiss

Prohibition: Women like this would come together because they were against alcohol and drinking. They would make up mottos like "Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours", stating that they will have no interest in anybody who drinks.

Ladies of Jazz:  Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey

African American Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 1917 - June Billie Holiday (April 1915 - June Thelma Carpenter (January 1922 - May Lena Horne (June 1917 - May Sarah Vaughan (March 1954 - April Pearl Bailey (March 1918 - August

Dorothy Dandridge was married to Jack Denison 1959-1962. She was an American actress and singer, and was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.She performed as a vocalist in venues such as the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater. From around 1954-1958 he had affair with director Otto Preminger.  She ended the affair after she realized he had no plans to leave his first wife to marry her.

Dorothy Dandridge and Jack Denison after Wedding Dorothy Dandridge and Jack Denison after Wedding Original Angeles, CA: Screen star Dorothy Dandridge and restaurateur Jack Denison hold hands outside the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St.

the incomparable Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday’s glamorous, dramatic style enhanced the message of powerful music: she favored sweeping gowns and floral prints, by brandi

Dorothy Dandridge, -- Dorothy Jean Dandridge was an African-American film and theatre actress, singer and dancer. She is perhaps best known for being the first black actress to be nominated for an Academy Award

Love her Dorothy Dandridge, -- Dorothy Jean Dandridge was an African-American film and theatre actress, singer and dancer. She is perhaps best known for being the first black actress to be nominated for an Academy Award

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker (June 1906 – April was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, she became a citizen of France in Fluent in both English and French.

Pearl Bailey & husband jazz drummer Louis Bellson were married 38 years. Reportedly fell in love while sharing a cab.

Pearl Bailey & husband jazz drummer Louis Bellson were married 38 years. Reportedly fell in love while sharing a cab. I Love Pearl Bailey!

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