Black Gems

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Black entertainers, in all categories. eg. Actors, Singers, Stand Up Comedians, Film Producers/Directors etc.

Calvin & Shante Broadus Calvin Broadus better known as Snoop Dogg met his wife Shante in high school. Their love got an early start. I respet her, she runs the show!

Black Hollywood Couples Who Made Their Love Last

Check out these black couples who are making it work!

- Although her role of "Mammy" was and still is controversial, Hattie McDaniel was the first black performer to win an Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in "Gone With the Wind." She was also the first black woman to sing on the radio. Hollywood Stars, Old Hollywood, Black Actresses, Black Actors, Hattie Mcdaniel, Black History Facts, Gone With The Wind, My Black Is Beautiful, Oscar

Hattie McDaniel Biography - life, family, children, history, school, mother, old, information, born, movie, husband, house

Hattie McDaniel - Although her role of "Mammy" was and still is controversial, Hattie McDaniel was the first black performer to win an Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in "Gone With the Wind." She was also the first black woman to sing on the radio.

Muhammad Ali and Sam Cooke, Black History Album . Sam Cooke, Muhammad Ali, Johnny Cash, Soul Music, My Music, Alter Ego, Photo Star, Haha, Float Like A Butterfly

Just look at these old photos of Bob Dylan, Glenn Gould, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Cash & more

The intimate portfolio of Columbia Records' longtime staff photographer.

Sidney Poitier in a scene from "For Love of Ivy" in Mr. Poitier, the author three memoirs, released his first novel, "Montaro Caine," early this month. (Vintage Black Glamour - clic pic for more source) Vintage Hollywood, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Regency, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Vintage Men, Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Looks Black

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Sidney Poitier in a scene from “For Love of Ivy” in 1968. Mr. Poitier, the author three memoirs, released his first novel, “Montaro Caine,” early this month. Photo: Bob Adelman/Corbis

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8 Women Who Shaved Their Heads in 2017

This year is definitely the year of big hair transformations. Celebrities are embracing new and unexpected hairstyle trends. Super-chic buzz

Cicely Tyson is 79 years old can you believe it? She looks fabulous!----pinned by Annacabella Black Girls Rock, Black Girl Magic, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Beautiful Women, Black Actresses, Black Actors, Ageless Beauty, We Are The World

Cicely Tyson Archives - Harlem World Magazine

Cicely Tyson, 80.A native of Harlem, NY, Cicely Tyson got her start in showbiz after being discovered by an Ebony photographer. Soon, she became a noted fashion model, her high cheekbones and piercing eyes lending a distinctive, alluring look. After appearing in her first film in 1957, she eventually garnered an Academy Award nomination in 1973. Noted for portraying strong women, Cicely has also won three Emmys and several Image Awards.

Photo of Leslie UGGAMS; Posed studio portrait of Leslie Uggams Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images Black Actresses, Black Actors, Vintage Black Glamour, Vintage Beauty, Timeless Beauty, Classic Beauty, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Beautiful Eyes

Vintage Vamp: Leslie Uggams

The other day, a couple of ESSENCE.com staffers were watching a DVD compilation of the 1977 miniseries "Roots," and we immediately became obsessed with Leslie Uggams, the radiantly beautiful actress who played "Kizzy." Of course, the Tony Award-winning singer/dancer/actress' career was in full bloom long before the groundbreaking miniseries aired...

Kim Kardashian leads the glamour at Diddy's belated birthday bash 50th Birthday Party, Birthday Celebration, Black Celebrities, Celebs, Big Sean And Jhene, Pastor Joel, Indiana, Great Minds Think Alike, Regina King

Cardi B and Offset from Celebs at Diddy's 50th Birthday Party

The rappers make it a date night.