terrence, brooklyn 2013 - little skips coffee shop
Gordon Parks and Lena Horne, most likely on Saturday, October 29, 1949. I say “most likely” because the tickets in Ms. Horne’s hand read: “Cosmopolitan Tennis Club, Inc presents their Annual Fall Dance at The Renaissance Ballroom. The date: Saturday, October 29, 1949.” Photo via Dwayne Rodgers The Black Vernacular. Dwayne received this photo from Mr. Parks’s daughter, Leslie Parks, and was kind enough to share it with me.
“Pooh and his friends were given as gifts by author A. A. Milne to his son Christopher Robin Milne between 1920 and 1922. Pooh was purchased in London at Harrods for Christopher’s first birthday. Christopher later gave them to publisher E. P. Dutton, who in turn donated them to the New York Public Library.”
HOW IS THAT FACT FUN IT’S DEVASTATING
W.E.B. Du Bois as a young man.
Phyllis Hyman performs In A Sentimental Mood