Saturday, April 5, 2014
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Afro Superhero by Olivier Copiel

Afro Superhero by Olivier Copiel

Sunday, March 23, 2014
thesmithian:

manufactoriel:

Doll Test, by Gordon Parks (1967)

[meaningful glance]

thesmithian:

manufactoriel:

Doll Test, by Gordon Parks (1967)

[meaningful glance]

dynamicafrica:

Vintage Inspiration: Portraits of African women from Burundi, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, Djibouti, Zanzibar, Ghana and Morocco. 

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All Africa, All the time.

dogganghappened:


future daughter

dogganghappened:

future daughter

(Source: blackballerinas)

medievalpoc:

cultureunseen:

http://society6.com/artist/replaceface

You know what’s funny? I think a lot of people view these images as interesting because they’re “unrealistic” or specifically because they feature men of color, anachronistic. I do like them, but I just wanted to add something….

For each of these implied anachronisms, there is a real painting of a real Man of Color from European Art History. (The text for each image is a link to learn more!)

A French Gentleman, c. 1800

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Toussaint L’Ouverture, c. 1790s

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Alexander Pushkin, 1899

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Portrait of Général Thomas Alexandre Dumas (father of author Alexandre Dumas)

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Raden Syarif Bustaman Saleh, Javanese Aristocrat and Artist in the Netherlands, 1840

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Olaudah Equiano, c. 1840s

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Abram Petrovich Gannibal, c. 1690s

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Chevalier de Saint-Georges, c. 1780s

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Ira Aldridge, Victorian Actor, c. 1840

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János Bihari, Composer, c. 1840

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The Postillion of Erddig House, 1730

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Jack Black of Ystumllyn, Wales, 1754

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A Young Eastern European Man c. 1750:

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P.S. my favorite from the OP is will.i.am!!!

lastqueen-of:

dianarossweave:

Maxwell’s selfies appreciation

Selfie Gawd!

shit

(Source: ripopgodazippa)

blackfashion:

Glasses; Krass optik
Bowtie; H&M
Shirt; Café Coton
Tux: Drykorn  (laced with Ankara Fabric at the Lapels by a tailor in Nairobi)
otieno.carbonmade.com

blackfashion:

Glasses; Krass optik

Bowtie; H&M

Shirt; Café Coton

Tux: Drykorn  (laced with Ankara Fabric at the Lapels by a tailor in Nairobi)

otieno.carbonmade.com

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Friday, March 21, 2014

allofthefuckery:

If you’re ever in a pole dancing competition and Felix Cane is as well…just quit. She is GOOD!

thesmithian:

jestern2yx:

The Jacksons IN Black!

[look of the hour]

thesmithian:

jestern2yx:

The Jacksons IN Black!

[look of the hour]

dynastylnoire:

kamaria-danseuse:

Clara Aker Benjamin, South Sudanese fashion model

^ thank you so much for adding her information. her pictures have been floating around tumblr forever with no info

dynastylnoire:

kamaria-danseuse:

Clara Aker Benjamin, South Sudanese fashion model

^ thank you so much for adding her information. her pictures have been floating around tumblr forever with no info