Noire chose to become a pin-up model to showcase the classic and feminine styles of Black women. Faplists with this video: But, aside from a handful of names like Eartha Kitt and Dandridge, how often do you think of a Black woman when you think of a vintage glamour icon? She was known for her dance style, costumes and most notably, her body. Some features of this page will not work correctly. For a Black woman, it was close to impossible to achieve worldwide recognition.
Jetwhich was founded in and originally known as the Weekly Negro News Magazine, also regularly featured Black pin-up models, including some of those above, on its covers.
Show more related videos. But glass ceilings are meant to be broken, even if it means working twice as hard. Tokenism is also a factor. As the band struck up a slow, seductive wail, her intricately beaded gown glimmered with each step. A post shared by Ashleeta Beauchamp ashleeta on May 28, at