Francine Everett, African-American actress and singer best known for performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.
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profeminist: ““❤ these photos of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer dressed as their characters in Fox “Hidden Figures”! In the film, which will tell the true story of the African American women mathematicians who were behind.
Nina Mae McKinney (June an American actress dubbed "The Black Garbo" when she worked in Europe. She was one of the first African-American film stars and one of the first African-Americans to appear on British television.
Teresa Graves - (January American singer and actress who made history as being the first African American woman to star in her own television show ‘Get Christie Love! She was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1975 for the title role.