soulplus:

Paris Blues (1961)
Diahann Carroll and Sidney Poitier

soulplus:

Paris Blues (1961)

Diahann Carroll and Sidney Poitier

(via thechanelmuse)

Great interview feature with cellist, Kelsey Lu McJunkins, for Style Like U’s series, The What’s Underneath Project.

Kelsey 
talks about her restrictive upbringing as a Jehovah’s Witness, how she was able to use music as an escape, how she dabbled in exotic dancing to help pay for her school books and rent, and her natural hair. 

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Source: Style Like U

michaelleviton:

Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman. This looks like a fun hang.

michaelleviton:

Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman. This looks like a fun hang.

(Source: voxsart)

michaelleviton:

A portrait of Harriet Tubman, 1911

michaelleviton:

A portrait of Harriet Tubman, 1911

michaelleviton:

Wes Montgomery perfection…

art21:

"There’s no diploma in the world that declares you as an artist—it’s not like becoming a doctor. You can declare yourself an artist and then figure out how to be an artist." —Kara Walker

In a new episode from the ART21 Exclusive series, artist Kara Walker reflects on her early success and offers advice to the next generation of artists, shown again recent work at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. and the 2014 Frieze Art Fair.

WATCH: Kara Walker: Starting Out

IMAGES: Production stills from the ART21 Exclusive episode, Kara Walker: Starting Out. © ART21, Inc. 2014.

(via wocinsolidarity)

fertile-mind-seeks-water:

This was my book and movie!

Love this! (Also, both book and movie.) 

fertile-mind-seeks-water:

This was my book and movie!

Love this! (Also, both book and movie.) 

(Source: marieserene, via myfirstfeaturefilm)

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