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Jo Bessanova by Joe Tai

Joe Tai Passed last year and I thought i would never find a Jo Bessanova doll. Luckily, I recently found one that I could afford. This doll is gorgeous. I love how heavy she is too. I mostly collect Ethnic dolls, but i had to have her in my collection. She is bald, so I have the chance to change her look with different wigs.

Get your art Here!!!

What if Diana and Michelle had been friends......

Would Michelle have been invited to the latest Royal Wedding?

Grace Jones

Today I felt like Screaming....

Celebrate Black History Makers


Lauryn and Maxwell


Madam C. J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919), born Sarah Breedlove, was an African-Americanbusinesswoman, hair careentrepreneur and philanthropist. She made her fortune by developing and marketing a hugely successful line of beauty and hair products for black women under the company she founded, Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company.

Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove, on December 23, 1867 in Delta, Louisiana to Owen and Minerva Breedlove. She was one of six children; she had a sister Louvenia and 4 brothers: Alexander, James, Solomon, and Owen, Jr. Her parents and elder siblings were slaves on a Madison Parish plantation owned by Robert W. Burney. Her mother died, possibly from cholera, in 1872. Her father remarried and died shortly afterward when she was seven years old.
Madam C. J. Walker moved in with her older sister, and brother-in-law, Willie Powell. She later said she married Moses McWilliams when she was 14 years old to get a home of her own to esca…

I'm black beautiful and I'm Proud!!!

Gladys Knight

Gladys Maria Knight, "The Empress of Soul" (born May 28, 1944) is an American R&B/soul singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, humanitarian, and author. She is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, the most famous incarnation of which also included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest. She is a notable member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Gladys Knight was born to Merald Woodlow Knight and Sarah Elizabeth Woods in Loachapoka, Alabama. She first achieved minor fame by winning Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour TV show contest at the age of 7 in 1952. The following year, she, her brother Merald, sister Brenda, and cousins William and Elenor Guest formed a musical group called The Pips, (named after another cousin, James "Pip" Woods). By the end of the d…

Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield (born May 6, 1953) is an American actress.

Whitfield began her acting career in television and theatre, before progressing to supporting roles in film. She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special and a NAACP Image Award for her performance as Josephine Baker in the television movie The Josephine Baker Story (1991). She also won NAACP Image awards for her work in Touched by an Angel (1998), The Planet of Junior Brown (2000) and Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004).

Her film work includes performances in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996), Eve's Bayou (1997), The Cheetah Girls (2003) Madea's Family Reunion (2006) and The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006).

Whitfield was born Lynn Butler-Smith in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the daughter of Jean (née Butler), an officer of a finance agency, and Valerian Smith, a dentist. Lynn Whitfield is an Honorary Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

Whitfield had a…

Willie Gault

Willie James Gault (born September 5, 1960) is a former American football wide receiver and Olympic athlete. Gault played in the National Football League for 11 seasons for the Chicago Bears and Los Angeles Raiders. He was a member of the Bears team that won Super Bowl XX, and was also a member of the U.S. Olympic team that boycotted the 1980 Olympics. He is currently pursuing a career as an actor.

Gault was born in Griffin, Georgia. A star in both football and track at the University of Tennessee, Gault was part of a world record-setting 4 x 100 meter relay team, a 110 meter hurdler who would have gone to the 1980 Summer Olympics if the United States had not boycotted the event (he did attend the Olympic Boycott Games, where he won a bronze medal in the 100 meter race) and a bobsledder (he made the American Olympic team on one occasion). He was an All-American wide receiver in 1982. Willie Gault averaged almost 24 yards per kick return and scored 4 touchdowns in 78 atte…

Michelle Obama ...Again

New Art Feb. 4,2011

Michelle Obama..again!!!

I am so in love with my FM Michelle Obama Doll. Today I took her out and photographed her in front of my still in progress Portrait of President Obama.

Ms Black History

In honor of Black History month, I present "Ms. Black History. Crusader of all things BLACK..LOL

New Photos

Gary Taylor

Gary Taylor, born Los Angeles, California, is a singer, songwriter and producer.
His songs have been recorded by a number of leading artists, including "Keep in Touch" by Grover Washington, Jr.; "Good Love" by Anita Baker, Walter Beasley, Lonnie Liston Smith and George Clinton & P-Funk Allstars; "Living Without a Heart" by Vanessa Rubin; "Just Gets Better with Time" and "My Heart Your Heart" by The Whispers.
As a background vocalist, Taylor appeared on The Whispers' R&B #1 "Rock Steady," and "My Flame" for Vanessa Williams, as well as with Nancy Wilson.

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