☥ The state of California was named after the mythical Black Queen Califia. According to the story, California was an island where only Black women lived. When Cortez arrived in California, searching for this mythical queen, her influence on him was so powerful that he paid tribute to Queen Califia by naming the state after her. California literally means, “the land where Black women live."
Black Women of Hollywood (1st row from left: Diahann Carroll, Hattie McDaniel, Lena Horne. 2nd row Ruby Dee, Ethel Waters, Dorothy Dandridge. 3rd row: Pam Grier, Eartha Kitt, & Cicely Tyson)
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Dorothy Dandridge/ No offense to anyone who loves Marilyn Monroe, but she has so much beauty how can you ppl not see that?? I swear black women dont get enough credit!!!
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Critics called Judy Pace one of the most beautiful woman to ever appear on screen. (late 60s - early 70s)