Nina Mae McKinney (June an American actress dubbed "The Black Garbo" when she worked in Europe. She was one of the first African-American film stars and one of the first African-Americans to appear on British television.
Francine Everett, African-American actress and singer best known for performances in race films, independently produced motion pictures with all-black casts created exclusively for distribution to cinemas that catered to African American audiences.
Helen Williams, mother of Vanessa Williams, was one of the most successful models of the and Signed to Ophelia DeVore’s modeling agency, she went on to model in advertisements for Kodak, Bulova and countless other brands.
Southern Belle, - by Richard Samuel Roberts, from the book, A True Likeness—The Black South of Richard Samuel Roberts: which depicts South Carolina’s African-American life in the and Black History Album, The Way We Were
Teresa Graves - (January American singer and actress who made history as being the first African American woman to star in her own television show ‘Get Christie Love! She was nominated for a Golden Globe in 1975 for the title role.
The great singer and pianist Hazel Scott with her then husband, New York congressman and minister Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (right) at the opening night of the club Bop City in New York City in April Photo: Martha Holmes/Time Life Pictures.