frankie-machine:

Eartha Kitt by Carl Van Vechten
Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry aka Stepin Fetchit
Eartha Kitt, 1955
darling-liz:

Diana Ross & Lena Horne 
Diana looks so giddy!
Madeline “Sahji” Jackson, one of the most popular exotic dancers of her day and cousin of Margot Webb, a headline dancer at the Cotton Club from 1933 to 1939. 
frankie-machine:


Eartha Kitt by Carl Van Vechten
vintageblackbeauty:

Aida Overton Walker in ‘In Dahomey’
circa 1903
© National Portrait Gallery, London
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