Florence, 1953. Models or, perhaps just two well-dressed women, photographed by Fedele Toscani. I'd LOVE to know what they were pointing at... Source: Toscani Archive.

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Diahann Carroll-Born 6.17.1935 A breast cancer survivor - attended Music & Art High School, along with schoolmate Billy Dee Williams. In many interviews about her childhood, Diahann Carroll recalls her parents' support of her & that they enrolled her in dance, singing & modeling classes. By the time Diahann Carroll was 15, she was modeling for Ebony magazine. She stood 6ft & had a lean build. After graduating from high school, Diahann Carroll attended New York University, majored in…

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Look at these gorgeous babes, circa 1940 and not allowing Jim Crow law to impact them!

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#VBGicon Josephine Baker strikes a pose in her dressing room on March 6, 1951 at the Strand Theater in New York City. Photo: AP.

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Eartha Kitt, Jayne Kennedy & Freda Payne on the cover of JET, July 11, 1974

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This iconic photo of Diana Ross was shot by the legendary Victor Skrebneski for the cover of her 1977 album, Baby It’s Me.

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Stunning shot of Nina Simone backstage in Pittsburgh by legendary photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris, circa 1965 - AFROPUNK

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