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Monday, February 08, 2010 | 6 comments

It's been two months since the last update! Sorry for the hiatus, lovelies. We'll be updating more frequently now. Anyway, I am one month away from my first year ful...

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The woman you see in the picture is the first African American to be nominated for an Academy Award! Dorothy Dandridge was a beautiful singer and actress. Her movie, Carmen Jones, grossed an estimated $750,000 back in the fifties. She died in 1965 due to a supposed drug overdose, but her role in putting African American actresses in the spotlight lives on.




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Anonymous says
November 29, 2008 at 6:02 AM

she's beautiful! I heard that name somewhere before though in a movie or something.

Erica says
December 1, 2008 at 1:15 AM

Hattie McDaniel was the 1st Black american to win an academy Award in 1939.

Dorothy was the 1st Black American women to be nominated for an Academy Award in Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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