Ashley Murphy of Dance Theatre of Harlem, Ebony Williams of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, and Misty Copeland of the American Ballet Theatre cover the June / July 2014 issue of Pointe magazine to voice their struggle of achieving notoriety in the dace world as professional ballerinas of color.
"Seize the day, put no trust in the future."🎀✨
reblogging for the fact that he challenged two world leaders and a world icon and made them also plant a tree
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"There is this devaluation of women."
- Peter Jackson, 2 December 1889. Born in 1860 in St Croix, then the Danish West Indies, Jackson was a boxing champion who spent long periods of time touring Europe. In England, he staged the famous fight against Jem Smith at the Pelican Club in 1889. In 1888 he claimed the title of Australian heavyweight champion. (Photograph: Hulton Archive).
- Johanna Jonkers of the African Choir, 1891. (Photograph: Hulton Archive).
- Albert Jonas and John Xiniwe of the African Choir, 1891. (Photograph: Hulton Archive).
- Sara Forbes Bonetta. She was orphaned in inter-tribal warfare in West Africa, captured by slave-raiders, and presented as a ‘gift’ to Queen Victoria at age 5. (Photograph: Courtesy of Paul Frecke).
- A member of the African Choir, who all had portraits taken at the London Stereoscopic Company in 1891. (Photograph: Hulton Archive).
- Member of the African Choir, 1891. (Photograph: Hulton Archive).
Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs), jazz pianist, composer, arranger, educator and humanitarian in her apartment in Washington Heights, NYC 1958 (photo by Dennis Stock)