Our Ancestors had to hide and pretend they couldn't read or understand. Today we need to pursue the knowledge of self and culture to regain our sober and sane mind. Salah

Another Pinner:: Had a clown say. That black power stuff is overrated. It's not about any black power. It's about appreciation of ones self. No (black sir). Embrace your jewels.

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Cotton Club Revue   #black_history #african_american

The Apollo Dancers/ Cotton Club Revue 1938 also seen in "Silver Belles" a documentary. definitely worth seeing!

"We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.”  ― Malcolm X - El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz a.k.a Malcolm X [May 9, 1925 – February 21,1965]

Malcolm X: A side rarely seen

African American flappers and Jazz Age women — seejanesparkle

African American flappers and Jazz Age women

African-American flappers in fur and silk stockings - American history moment minimally, beauty at its finest to the max.

Duke Ellington performed regularly here, and Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday both launched their careers at the venue’s amateur night. You can say that the Apollo Theater was the ‘Motown’ before Motown. Today, the theater stands as an artifact on the bustling 125th street.

Black History Month: Scenes From The Harlem Renaissance