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africaninsights:

a—fri—ca:

King Menkaure and Queen Khamerernebty2548-2530 BCE 4th Dynasty  - (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Menkaure 
Pharaoh Menkaure was an ancient Egyptian king of the 4th dynasty during the Old Kingdom,  Menkaure became famous for his pyramid tomb at Giza and his beautiful statue triads, showing the king together with goddesses and his wife Khamerernebty >http://www.crystalinks.com/pyrmenkaure.html
Information on Menkaure is lacking, Traditional legend provides that Menkaure’s reign was both benevolent and prosperous. Herodotus who is the primary source of information on Menkaure, tells about Menkaure:
"…of all the kings who ruled Egypt,…the greatest reputation for justice… and for this the Egyptians give him higher praise than any other monarch."

 

africaninsights:

a—fri—ca:

King Menkaure and Queen Khamerernebty
2548-2530 BCE 
4th Dynasty  - (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Menkaure 

Pharaoh Menkaure was an ancient Egyptian king of the 4th dynasty during the Old Kingdom,  Menkaure became famous for his pyramid tomb at Giza and his beautiful statue triads, showing the king together with goddesses and his wife Khamerernebty >http://www.crystalinks.com/pyrmenkaure.html

Information on Menkaure is lacking, Traditional legend provides that Menkaure’s reign was both benevolent and prosperous. Herodotus who is the primary source of information on Menkaure, tells about Menkaure:

"…of all the kings who ruled Egypt,…the greatest reputation for justice… and for this the Egyptians give him higher praise than any other monarch."



 

theyebies:

The Motherland by the numbers || Social Studies Department || Yebies University 

theyebies:

The Motherland by the numbers || Social Studies Department || Yebies University 

hiphopclassicks:

Queen Latifah

hiphopclassicks:

Queen Latifah

cultureunseen:

Back in the day…

joeacollege:

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter
1937-2014
"You know, look, death’s coming. I’m ready for it. But it’s really going to have to take me because I’m positive to the end.”

joeacollege:

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter

1937-2014

"You know, look, death’s coming. I’m ready for it. But it’s really going to have to take me because I’m positive to the end.”

stoopspeabody:

Not published in LIFE. Miles Davis (right) plays his trumpet beside a promising talent he’d recruited for his sextet in 1955, a man who’d go on to become a jazz giant in his own right: tenor saxophonist John Coltrane. Not long before this photo was taken, Coltrane had rejoined Davis’ group after a sojourn away with Thelonious Monk.
Read more: Miles Davis: Photos of a Jazz Giant in 1958 | LIFE.com http://life.time.com/culture/miles-davis-photos-of-a-jazz-giant-in-1958/#ixzz3CAVhj3Ij

stoopspeabody:

Not published in LIFE. Miles Davis (right) plays his trumpet beside a promising talent he’d recruited for his sextet in 1955, a man who’d go on to become a jazz giant in his own right: tenor saxophonist John Coltrane. Not long before this photo was taken, Coltrane had rejoined Davis’ group after a sojourn away with Thelonious Monk.


Read more: Miles Davis: Photos of a Jazz Giant in 1958 | LIFE.com http://life.time.com/culture/miles-davis-photos-of-a-jazz-giant-in-1958/#ixzz3CAVhj3Ij

dcradical1:

writingblackness:

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

This man taught the Grand Master Teacher Dr. John Henrik Clarke.

dcradical1:

writingblackness:

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

This man taught the Grand Master Teacher Dr. John Henrik Clarke.

neoafrican:

Because I love buying children’s books ♡

neoafrican:

Because I love buying children’s books ♡

electronicsquid:

Dorothy Dandridge at Oxford on May Morning
(Carl Mydans. 1956)

electronicsquid:

Dorothy Dandridge at Oxford on May Morning

(Carl Mydans. 1956)

vintageblackglamour:

Esther Rolle (1920-1998) and Bern Nadette Stanis go over a “Good Times” script together in 1975. Photo: Isaac Sutton of Ebony.

vintageblackglamour:

Esther Rolle (1920-1998) and Bern Nadette Stanis go over a “Good Times” script together in 1975. Photo: Isaac Sutton of Ebony.