Akisha | Unforgivable (by Akisha Petties)
JOSEPHINE BAKER. 6/3/1906-4/12/1975
1st African American woman to star in a major motion picture. Singer, Dancer, Actress, Activist, French spy, Sex symbol pioneer.
“Art is an elastic sort of love.”
“You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can’t go wrong. The world is behind you.” (said @ the 1963 March on Washington)
“I wasn’t really naked. I simply didn’t have any clothes on.” HA!
…and she had a pet cheetah?! I love this woman!
#BlackHistory #Jazz #Cabaret #Activism #NegroInParis #ArtisticNudity #BananaDance
|—||Maxwell Malz (via onlinecounsellingcollege)|
war kills people from the inside out sometimes
“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.”
i think i’ve posted this before but it’s so powerful
I couldn’t decide how I wanted it to be cropped.