Category: activist

twixnmix: James Baldwin photographed by Carl V…

twixnmix:

James Baldwin photographed by Carl Van Vechten on September 13, 1955.

Malcolm X during a demonstration against dis…

Malcolm X during a demonstration against discriminatory hiring practices in Brooklyn, New York in 1963.

Photos by Bob Henriques

twixnmix: Ruby Dee photographed by Carl Va…

twixnmix:

Ruby Dee photographed

by Carl Van Vechten on September 25, 1962.

Co-founder of the Black Panther Party, Huey …

Co-founder of the Black Panther Party, Huey P. Newton in 1971.

twixnmix: Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee photographe…

twixnmix:

Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee photographed by Carl Van Vechten on November 15, 1961.

twixnmix: Martin Luther King Jr. enjoys Sund…

twixnmix:

Martin Luther King Jr. enjoys Sunday dinner

at home

after church with his wife Coretta and their children Yolanda, Marty, Dexter, and Bernice on November 8, 1964.

(Photos by Flip Schulke) 

Paul Robeson and his wife Essie Robeson w…

Paul Robeson and his wife

Essie Robeson with actress Anna May Wong,

writer and playwright

S. I. Hsiung and opera singer Mei Lanfang in London, 1935.

twixnmix: JET Magazine covers from 1964

twixnmix:

JET Magazine covers from 1964

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at the W…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at the World Affairs Council in Los Angeles, 1967.

Photos by Ernest Reshovsky

South African singer Miriam Makeba is photog…

South African singer Miriam Makeba is photographed in May 1968 with new husband Stokely Carmichael, leader of the Black Panther Party, outside Carmichael’s mother’s Bronx, NY home. The couple then traveled to their wedding reception, held at the suburban New York home of Tanzanian ambassador Akili B.C. Danieli.