19 Vintage Photos That Celebrate Black Women's Beauty

    The new book Vintage Black Glamour is filled with beautiful and inspiring images of black women throughout the 20th century. Here's a look at some of them.

    1. Valaida Snow

    2. Pearl Primus

    3. Margot Webb

    4. Margaret Tynes

    5. Josephine Baker

    6. Adelaide Hall

    7. Ivie Anderson

    8. Charlotte Hawkins Brown

    9. Lena Horne

    10. A Taste Of Honey

    11. Mary Lou Williams

    12. Maria Cole

    13. Nina Simone

    14. Princess Kouka of Sudan

    15. Sarah Vaughan

    16. Dame Shirley Bassey

    17. Sister Sledge

    18. Theresa Harris

    19. Margaret Tynes and Joya Sherrill

    A second printing of Vintage Black Glamour will be released in February; pre-order it here.

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