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22 Photos That Prove Black Girls Have Been Magic For A Long Time

We're not new to this.

1. Diahann Carroll in 1955

2. Dorothy Dandridge in 1956

3. Diana Ross in 1968

4. Lena Horne in the 1950s

5. Eartha Kitt in 1960

6. Mary Wells in 1963

7. Tina Turner in 1983

8. Pearl Bailey in 1945

9. Hilda Simms in 1947

10. Cicely Tyson in 1973

11. Josephine Baker in 1951

12. Ruby Dee in 1962

13. Nina Simone in 1964

14. Billie Holiday (date unknown)

15. Bessie Smith in 1924

16. Sarah Vaughan in the 1940s

17. Donna Summer in 1979

18. Aretha Franklin in 1968

19. Nina Mae McKinney in 1949

20. Theresa Harris in 1940

21. Roberta Flack in 1969

22. Tammi Terrell (date unknown)