Joan Dorsey was the first African-American flight attendant hired to work for American Airlines. JOAN DORSEY for your sacrifice and for setting a standard which made the life I now love to live possible!
Dorothy Dandridge - was an American actress and popular singer. She was the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress with her leading role in Carmen Jones. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for
Fashion inspired by African American culture:Headwraps. Beginning in the African American women began wearing traditional headwraps as an acknowledgment of their West African ancestral roots. "The African American Headwrap." All Black Women.
model Donyale Luna In Sydney. Donyale Luna was the first black model to appear on British Vogue. She was fond of LSD and was one of the only black women to be part of Andy Warhol's studio. She died in Rome in 1979 of a drug overdose. SO BEAUTIFUL & SAD!