"When a young person comes up to me and says they pursued something because of something I did, that I had an influence on their thinking. That’s a very nice feeling."
Happy 79th Birthday to legendary television, film & stage actress and singer Diahann Carroll, born Carol Diann Johnson (July 17, 1935)
😳😌Yes hair! Most importantly the hashtag that reads NOT MIXED! 👌 hello this young lady is fully black, her mom just takes care of her hair! Lol Idc if you have the nappiest naps of African rooted hair in the world it’s possible! You don’t have to be mixed to have long, healthy, beautiful hair!
Zelda Wynn Valdes was the first black female fashion designer to own her own boutique. Her famous, figure hugging silhouette was worn by stars such as Dorothy Dandridge, Josephine Baker, Ella Fitzgerald, Joyce Bryant, Maria Cole, Edna Robinson and later superstars like Gladys Knight and opera diva Jessye Norman. She also designed dresses for legendary figures like Marlene Dietrich and Mae West.
Valdes came up with the costume for the Playboy Bunny which remains the same to this day.
The day he actually tells me that he loves me will be the second happiest day of my life. The first one was when he was born. I love him more than words can explain. My little Damian
No matter how many different times I’ve read this on my dash, I cry every single time.
And this makes last night so much better.
Ugh the tears
Just a few reasons why I’m watching the FIFA 2014 World Cup Games…
1. Wilfried Bony (Ivory Coast)
2. Glen Johnson (England)
3. Givanildo Vieira de Souza (Brasil)
4. Aurelien Chedjou (Cameroon)
5. Kevin-Prince Boateng (Ghana)
6. Roy Miller (Costa Rica)
7. Jozy Altidore (United States)
8. Silvestre Varela (Portugal)
9. Efe Ambrose (Nigeria)
10. Benoit Assou-Ekotto (Cameroon)
what does it all mean