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Famous Models of the 60s Famous Black Women In History

Famous Models of the 60s Famous Black Women In History


Josephine Baker

30 Black Models That Made Fashion History

HELEN WILLIAMS WAS THE FIRST female African American fashion model to break into the mainstream. But it was the French, rather than the Americans, ...

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Ida Bell Wells-Barnett's life was dedicated to ending horrible injustices against African-Americans. She traveled the country, speaking and writing about ...

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Dorothy Dandridge

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Diana Ross

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Florence Ballard

She married journalist Christopher Bates and they operated a weekly African-American newspaper, the Arkansas State Press. Bates became president of the ...

The inspiration for Nina Simone's song, “To Be Young, Gifted and Black,” Hansberry's “Raisin in the Sun” made her the first black woman to have their play ...

Minnie Riperton

1960s fashion

Famous Models of the 60s | Famous Black Women In History: Donyale Luna - First

... also known as Gypsy Marpessa Dawn Menor, was an American-born French actress, singer, and dancer, best remembered for her role in the film Black Orpheus


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Famous Black Fashion Models | Famous Black Women In History: Donyale Luna - First

Actress Megan Good

The Jamaican singer, actress, and model was one of the first black women in the business, where she modeled in Paris for designers like Yves Saint Laurent ...

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1. Diana Ross: Like her empowering music and gravity-defying 'fro, Diana Ross has a style that commands attention. This legendary diva is best known for her ...

Marian Wright Edelman became the first African American woman to pass the bar exam in Mississippi. She is a graduate of Spelman College and Yale Law School.

27 Black Women Activists Everyone Should Know

Bungalow Donyale Luna First Black Cover Model for Vogue

Mary McLeod Bethune was a racial justice activist who sought to improve educational opportunities for African-Americans. She is best known for starting a ...

PAT CLEVELAND WAS ONE of the most famous black models to break through fashion's exclusionary policies of the 1960s and 70s, paving the way for today's ...

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Hazel Scott - was one of the most prominent African Americans of the and One of the premier pianists of her time, she traveled the world playing classical ...

Francine Everett, African-American actress and singer best known for performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all- black casts ...

Capucine, ever-so-beautiful Capucine. Born in Saint Raphael, Var, France in Capucine was a prominent model and actress in the

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Tammi Terrell

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She is said to be the inspiration behind Duke Ellington's Satin Doll. Elling entered the world of burlesque in 1960 at the age of ...

Most Famous and Successful Short Supermodels in Fashion History: China Machado

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Liz McIntyre (Denise Nicholas) was the pretty and kind-hearted guidance counselor who truly cared about her students at Walt Whitman High School.

Donyale Luna in Lurex by Paco Rabanne, photo by David Bailey for Vogue, 1966

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Her look: Freckly and flame-haired with an hourglass figure. USP: A favourite muse of photographer Richard Avedon, her sister Dorian was a famous model ...

Ja'net Dubois (born on August 5, 1945), is most known

Diana Ross

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Au natural: While most of the women in the photos wore their hair tightly curled

Emma Watson

Best known as Emma Peel on the popular TV series The Avengers, English actress Diana

Danitra Vance (1954-1994), Actress/ Comedian and the first Black woman to join the cast of Saturday Night Live

Dorothy Dandridge

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Lesley Lawson, known as Twiggy, in 1966. She was famous for her lean

Gisele Bündchen was the world's highest-paid model between 2004 and 2015.

Rosa Parks Gets Fingerprinted

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Fannie Lou Hamer

Former magazine cover girl Paulene Stone may not be as well-known as other models from the era, but her style was certainly what everyone wanted.

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Not forgotten: Ashani Karin Creighton, now 19, (l) was reportedly abducted

Most Famous and Successful Short Supermodels in Fashion History: Twiggy

The most famous model of the era was seventeen-year-old Twiggy (Leslie Hornby), who had a short boyish hairstyle, pale lips, and skinny figure (she was 5′ ...