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User Image nichellegainer Posted: Jan 18, 2018 12:05 AM (UTC)

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Thank you @ebonymagazine! #Repost @ebonymagazine
#REPOST A Cheers to the last 7 Years 🥂 & Happy Birthday to @vintageblackglamour! Vintage Black Glamour, an idea birthed 15 years ago by @nichellegainer, is a collection of biographies and photos of Vintage Black Icons who epitomize Black Glamour. How do we move forward in life, without embracing & educating ourselves on our past?! Thank you for reminding us that we have always been distinctive, regal, and iconic through stories and images. SWIPE<< and be enthralled by the unapologetic glow of Vintage Black Womenhood as we celebrate this achievement and birthday! Lena Horne, Margaret Tynes (Nichelle Gainer Aunt), 1953 @getjetmag cover, Margot Webb (1930s), Aida Overton Walker, Josephine Baker in Venice (1940s), Dorothy Dandridge, and a touching video that inspired #VintageBlackGlamour by Nichelle Gainer. Last installment arrives Christmas 2018!
User Image ebonymagazine Posted: Jan 18, 2018 12:00 AM (UTC)

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#REPOST A Cheers to the last 7 Years 🥂 & Happy Birthday to @vintageblackglamour! Vintage Black Glamour, an idea birthed 15 years ago by @nichellegainer, is a collection of biographies and photos of Vintage Black Icons who epitomize Black Glamour. How do we move forward in life, without embracing & educating ourselves on our past?! Thank you for reminding us that we have always been distinctive, regal, and iconic through stories and images. SWIPE<< and be enthralled by the unapologetic glow of Vintage Black Womenhood as we celebrate this achievement and birthday! Lena Horne, Margaret Tynes (Nichelle Gainer Aunt), 1953 @getjetmag cover, Margot Webb (1930s), Aida Overton Walker, Josephine Baker in Venice (1940s), Dorothy Dandridge, and a touching video that inspired #VintageBlackGlamour by Nichelle Gainer. Last installment arrives Christmas 2018!
User Image edgeofharmony Posted: Jan 17, 2018 11:31 PM (UTC)

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Happy Birthday to James Earl Jones! Mr. Jones was born 87 years ago today in Arkabutla, Mississippi. This photo was taken on May 29, 1961 by Carl Van Vechten. #JamesEarlJones #vintageblackglamour #VBG7
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Lady Bird Cleveland (1926-2015), painter and mother of legendary model Pat Cleveland, photographed by Carl Van Vechten on November 16, 1954, with her painting in oil of Eartha Kitt. In 2013, she told the Philadelphia Inquirer that her calling is “to paint black history from the heart.” #LadyBirdCleveland #LadyBirdStrickland #EarthaKitt #vintageblackglamour
User Image iamterryrenee Posted: Jan 17, 2018 9:12 PM (UTC)

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@Regranned from @vintageblackglamour - Today is a big birthday day on Vintage Black Glamour. Although I came up with the concept (and the name) around 14 or 15 years ago, I created the online presence 7 years ago today. The website (on Tumblr) took off and the first book was published three years later in 2014. The second book was published in 2016 and the third and last book is due this Christmas 2018. I want to thank every person who follows Vintage Black Glamour here on Instagram and everywhere else on social media. I also want to thank my publisher @Rocket88Books and every person who has purchased my books over the years. Pictured (swipe left) Lena Horne, Margaret Tynes (opera singer and my aunt). An early JET magazine cover I posted from 1953. Dancer Margot Webb circa 1930s. Vaudeville legend Aida Overton Walker. Josephine Baker being served a meal in Venice in the 1940s. Dorothy Dandridge. A clip of me explaining the picture that inspired Vintage Black Glamour. #ThankYou #vintageblackglamour #VBG7 - #regrann
User Image themerc85 Posted: Jan 17, 2018 9:07 PM (UTC)

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@Regranned from @vintageblackglamour - Happy Birthday to James Earl Jones! Mr. Jones was born 87 years ago today in Arkabutla, Mississippi. This photo was taken on May 29, 1961 by Carl Van Vechten. #JamesEarlJones #vintageblackglamour #VBG7 - #regrann
Also...daaaang. Young James Earl Jones got me catching all the feelings. Hey there Mister Vader...😉😜 #darthvader #hotdarthvader #starwars
User Image iamterryrenee Posted: Jan 17, 2018 9:00 PM (UTC)

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@Regranned from @vintageblackglamour - Happy Birthday to James Earl Jones! Mr. Jones was born 87 years ago today in Arkabutla, Mississippi. This photo was taken on May 29, 1961 by Carl Van Vechten. #JamesEarlJones #vintageblackglamour #VBG7 - #regrann
User Image fleurish1994 Posted: Jan 17, 2018 8:49 PM (UTC)

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Happy Wednesday! Today's #womancrushwednesday needs no introduction but we're going to give her one anyway. Once called the most interesting woman in the world, her name is synonymous with intrigue, biting wit and irreverent grace. For her 91st birthday, we are honoring the civil rights activist, multitalented entertainer and the true embodiment of the term 'sex kitten', the eternal Eartha Kitt, our #WCW.
Today is a big birthday day on Vintage Black Glamour. Although I came up with the concept (and the name) around 14 or 15 years ago, I created the online presence 7 years ago today. The website (on Tumblr) took off and the first book was published three years later in 2014. The second book was published in 2016 and the third and last book is due this Christmas 2018. I want to thank every person who follows Vintage Black Glamour here on Instagram and everywhere else on social media. I also want to thank my publisher @Rocket88Books and every person who has purchased my books over the years. Pictured (swipe left) Lena Horne, Margaret Tynes (opera singer and my aunt). An early JET magazine cover I posted from 1953. Dancer Margot Webb circa 1930s. Vaudeville legend Aida Overton Walker. Josephine Baker being served a meal in Venice in the 1940s. Dorothy Dandridge. A clip of me explaining the picture that inspired Vintage Black Glamour. #ThankYou #vintageblackglamour #VBG7
User Image 1blisfol1 Posted: Jan 17, 2018 8:13 PM (UTC)

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Posted @withrepost@vintageblackglamour Happy 87th Birthday to James Earl Jones! Mr. Jones was born 82 years ago today in Arkabutla, Mississippi. This photo was taken on May 29, 1961 by Carl Van Vechten. #JamesEarlJones #vintageblackglamour #VBG7
Happy Birthday to James Earl Jones! Mr. Jones was born 87 years ago today in Arkabutla, Mississippi. This photo was taken on May 29, 1961 by Carl Van Vechten. #JamesEarlJones #vintageblackglamour #VBG7
User Image 1blisfol1 Posted: Jan 17, 2018 8:09 PM (UTC)

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Posted @withrepost@vintageblackglamour January 17th is a big birthday day on Vintage Black Glamour and, as usual, I'm going to kick it off with my favorite cover girl. Eartha Kitt was born 91 years ago today in North, South Carolina. In this clip (circa 1970) she is singing "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love). #EarthaKitt #vintageblackglamour #VBG7
User Image deenaiya Posted: Jan 17, 2018 7:58 PM (UTC)

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Muhammad Ali, who I always like to call "The Greatest - and The Handsomest - of all time," would have been 76 years old today. #MuhammadAli #vintageblackglamour #VBG7
User Image iamterryrenee Posted: Jan 17, 2018 7:39 PM (UTC)

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I love her for so many reasons. @Regranned from @vintageblackglamour - January 17th is a big birthday day on Vintage Black Glamour and, as usual, I'm going to kick it off with my favorite cover girl. Eartha Kitt was born 91 years ago today in North, South Carolina. In this clip (circa 1970) she is singing "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love). #EarthaKitt #vintageblackglamour #VBG7 - #regrann
January 17th is a big birthday day on Vintage Black Glamour and, as usual, I'm going to kick it off with my favorite cover girl. Eartha Kitt was born 91 years ago today in North, South Carolina. In this clip (circa 1970) she is singing "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love). #EarthaKitt #vintageblackglamour #VBG7
User Image ihenryphotoproject Posted: Jan 17, 2018 6:52 PM (UTC)
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Stop over to the @cedarandcotton page and RSVP for their 3rd anniversary party Saturday 3-7pm. Drinks will be flowing and we will have some small pieces throughout the space. Plenty of Fly furniture and a Lil of this and that for you to take home with you. #baltimore .
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