Women of Color Are:

Accomplished:

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Multi- Talented


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Graceful:

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Colorful:


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Funny: 

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Elegant

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Artistic: 

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Humble:


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Compelling:

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Dedicated:


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Courageous  

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Powerful

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Fabulous: 

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PASSIONATE

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Yet Sadly…..

Overlooked 

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WOMEN OF COLOR ARE VALID, HUMAN, AND FUCKING AWESOME

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Throwback (2010) - Celebrities Recreate Iconic Covers for Ebony Magazine’s 65th Anniversary

To celebrate its 65th anniversary issue and icons of the past and present, EBONY magazine asked their favorite entertainers to pose in modern-day recreations of those covers for a one-of-a-kind look back at the past.

Featuring: Regina King (as Eartha Kitt), Mary J. Blige (as Diana Ross), Nia Long (as Dorothy Dandridge), John Legend (as Duke Ellington), Lamman Rucker (as Richard Roundtree), Taraji P. Henson (as Diahann Carroll), Blair Underwood (as Sidney Poitier), Jurnee Smollett (as Lena Horne), Usher Raymond (as Sammy Davis, Jr.), and Samuel L. Jackson (as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), among others.

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“The river is constantly turning and bending and you never know where it’s going to go and where you’ll wind up. Following the bend in the river and staying on your own path means that you are on the right track. Don’t let anyone deter you from that.”
Happy 90th Birthday Eartha Mae Kitt (January 17, 1927 - December 25, 2008)

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Eartha Kitt and James Dean in NYC, photographed by Dennis Stock in 1955

… still remembering all the things Jamie Dean had told me on the phone. ‘’I dont know what the feeling of love is really like. I dont know if I have ever been in love, but if I have, it must have been with you because I never felt that feeling before you and I have never felt that feeling after you.’’ 

- Excerpt of Eartha Kitt’s autobiography I’m Still Here (1989)

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Gotham City Sirens | Selina Kyle

“Live fast. Love hard. Die young. Leave a good-smelling corpse.” - Catwoman