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Black History Month: Style Fact: Dorothy Dandridge

This week in honor of Black History Month I wanted to pay homage to actress and singer Dorothy Jean Dandridge (November 9, 1922-September 8, 1965). She is remembered most for her leading roles in Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess. Dandridge was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. Dandridge always had stunning grace and exemplified . Although her life ended abruptly and a few decades ago her style and fashion sense is still adored and emulated by millions today.

Photo Credit: Cubicle Chick

Photo Credit: Cubicle Chick

 

Photo Credit: Cubicle Chick

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