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    dynamicafrica:

    iluvsouthernafrica:

    Madagascar:

    Beautiful Magadascan women: c. 1898

    (the beauty and power of these women made me cry)

    Felt the same way as I was scrolling through these photographs of these incredibly beautiful women. Their elaborate hairstyles and equally as immaculate clothing just blows me away.

    (via black-culture)

    — 1 year ago with 3614 notes
    thesmithian:


Dance companies are supposed to be shrinking, not starting up in these recessionary times. Not so at the Dance Theater of Harlem, which closed its company in 2004. Theater officials on Wednesday announced the start of auditions to create a new stripped down troupe of 18 dancers, which will begin rehearsing in August and touring in October and aims to return to a New York stage by April 2013.

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    thesmithian:

    Dance companies are supposed to be shrinking, not starting up in these recessionary times. Not so at the Dance Theater of Harlem, which closed its company in 2004. Theater officials on Wednesday announced the start of auditions to create a new stripped down troupe of 18 dancers, which will begin rehearsing in August and touring in October and aims to return to a New York stage by April 2013.

    more.

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    — 1 year ago with 304 notes

    gradientlair:

    Malcolm X, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz - May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965. Happy Birthday.

    (via forwardtozion-deactivated201306)

    — 1 year ago with 3416 notes

    neoafrican:

    El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz 

    Malcolm X 

    (via jloveimages)

    — 1 year ago with 3207 notes

    dynamicafrica:

    discoversomalia:

    French-Somaliland (Djibouti) colonial portraits, with names, age & tribe. 

    Follow us on twitter: @DiscoverSomalia

    (via forwardtozion-deactivated201306)

    — 1 year ago with 333 notes
    wendyss:
Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the American South, escorted by U.S. Marshals dispatched by President Eisenhower for her safety. 14 November, 1960

    wendyss:

    Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the American South, escorted by U.S. Marshals dispatched by President Eisenhower for her safety. 14 November, 1960

    (via untouchmyhair)

    — 1 year ago with 93015 notes

    iluvsouthernafrica:

    Swaziland:

    Photos of the Swazi from 1880s-1940s including images of a young Sobhuza II (last photo, with his mother, Lomawa) - from Swaziland Digital Archives

    (via darkskin-longlegs)

    — 1 year ago with 79 notes
    blackbeautyoftheday:

Selika Lazevski (Vintage Equestrian)

    blackbeautyoftheday:

    Selika Lazevski (Vintage Equestrian)

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    — 1 year ago with 90 notes