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Photograph of Loletha Elaine Falana, better known as Lola Falana ...


Lola Falana, and the young ladies wearing these boots today think it is a new design!. Nope.


Lola Falana Black Women: The Original Beauty Standard…

Loletha Elayne “Lola” Falana -Her father, Bennett Falana, born in Matanzas and emigrated from Cuba, served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and worked as a shipyard welder. Lola’s mother, Cleo, was a seamstress. While dancing in a nightclub, Falana was discovered by Sammy Davis Jr., who gave her a featured role in his 1964 Broadway musical Golden Boy. From 1971 to 1975, Lola Falana was married to Feliciano “Butch” Tavares, one of five brothers of the popular R&B band Tavares.

from Man Repeller

The Unsung Heroes of Fashion

The Unsung Heroes of Fashion - Man Repeller


Michael Jackson Lola Falana at the 1977 American Music Awards