Tag Archives: Black History Month

Hat and Bag Bonanza

With the Easter season fast approaching, will you be getting dressed up for the occasion? For the ancestors of many African American women the answer was simple: Yes.  Dressing up for church was one of the few opportunities women had … Continue reading

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Black History Month- Beverly Johnson

This week’s Black History Month spotlight goes to Beverly Johnson.  Ms. Johnson made history in 1974 as the first Black model to appear on the cover of American Vogue. Following in the footsteps of Dorothea Towles Church, Donyale Luna, and … Continue reading

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Black History Month- Diahann Carroll

My fascination with Diahann Carroll began when I was a little girl when my mother told me that we shared the same birthday (July 17th).  My admiration for her grew when I heard her sing (see video: Diahann Carroll Sings … Continue reading

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