July 31, 2014

Disciplines of Dressing: Part 4 “Shirt & Ties”

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Today In History We Honor Laurence Fishburne
‘Laurence Fishburne, nicknamed “Fish” started his theatrical career at the young age of 10. He became the first African American to portray Othello in a motion picture by a major studio when he appeared in Oliver Parker’s 1995 film adaptation of the Shakespeare play. His rise to fame came starring in movies such as “Cornbread, Earl, and Me”, “School Daze”, “Boyz in the Hood” and the blockbuster trilogy “Matrix”.’
(photo: Laurence Fishburne)
- CARTER Magazine
July 31, 2014

Today In History We Honor Laurence Fishburne

‘Laurence Fishburne, nicknamed “Fish” started his theatrical career at the young age of 10. He became the first African American to portray Othello in a motion picture by a major studio when he appeared in Oliver Parker’s 1995 film adaptation of the Shakespeare play. His rise to fame came starring in movies such as “Cornbread, Earl, and Me”, “School Daze”, “Boyz in the Hood” and the blockbuster trilogy “Matrix”.’

(photo: Laurence Fishburne)

- CARTER Magazine

Today In History
‘Eugene Kinckle Jones, the first Executive Secretary of the National Urban League, was born in Richmond, VA, on this date July 30, 1885. He was one of the seven founders (commonly referred to as Jewels) of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Cornell University in 1906. Jones became Alpha chapter’s second President and co-authored the Fraternity name with Henry Callis.’
(photo: Eugene Kinckle Jones)
- CARTER Magazine
July 30, 2014

Today In History

‘Eugene Kinckle Jones, the first Executive Secretary of the National Urban League, was born in Richmond, VA, on this date July 30, 1885. He was one of the seven founders (commonly referred to as Jewels) of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at Cornell University in 1906. Jones became Alpha chapter’s second President and co-authored the Fraternity name with Henry Callis.’

(photo: Eugene Kinckle Jones)

- CARTER Magazine

July 29, 2014

1-2-1 w/jeffstaple ft. Common

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Today In History We Honor Stokely Charmichael (Kwame Toure’)
‘Kwame Toure’ was a 19-year-old student at Howard University when he made the journey to Jackson, MS from New Orleans, LA on June 4, 1961 by train, as a Freedom Rider.
The acerbic Kwame Toure’ would go on to become one of the leading voices of the Black Power Movement.
(photo: Kwame Toure)
- CARTER Magazine
July 29, 2014

Today In History We Honor Stokely Charmichael (Kwame Toure’)

‘Kwame Toure’ was a 19-year-old student at Howard University when he made the journey to Jackson, MS from New Orleans, LA on June 4, 1961 by train, as a Freedom Rider.

The acerbic Kwame Toure’ would go on to become one of the leading voices of the Black Power Movement.

(photo: Kwame Toure)

- CARTER Magazine

July 28, 2014

Common x Big Sean - “Diamonds” | Video

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Today In History
‘Maggie Lena Walker, business and civic leader, opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in Richmond, VA, on this date July 28, 1903. Walker was the nation’s first Black woman to head a bank.’
(photo: Maggie Lena Walker)
- CARTER Magazine
July 28, 2014

Today In History

‘Maggie Lena Walker, business and civic leader, opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in Richmond, VA, on this date July 28, 1903. Walker was the nation’s first Black woman to head a bank.’

(photo: Maggie Lena Walker)

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Today In History
'Rafer Lewis Johnson, U.S. Decathlon champion, set a world record in the decathlon by scoring 8,302 points on this date July 27, 1958.'
(photo: Rafer Lewis Johnson)
- CARTER Magazine
July 27, 2014

Today In History

'Rafer Lewis Johnson, U.S. Decathlon champion, set a world record in the decathlon by scoring 8,302 points on this date July 27, 1958.'

(photo: Rafer Lewis Johnson)

- CARTER Magazine

Today In History We Honor Thelma Glass
'Thelma Glass was a member of the Women's Political Council during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Women's Political Council worked to correct the city's mistreatment of its black residents.' via Lloyd Gallman, Montgomery Advertiser
(photo: Thelma Glass)
- CARTER Magazine
July 26, 2014

Today In History We Honor Thelma Glass

'Thelma Glass was a member of the Women's Political Council during the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The Women's Political Council worked to correct the city's mistreatment of its black residents.' via Lloyd Gallman, Montgomery Advertiser

(photo: Thelma Glass)

- CARTER Magazine

Today In History We Honor Charlie Parker
‘Charlie Parker was one of the most influential improvising soloists in jazz, and a central figure in the development of bop in the 1940s. A legendary figure in his own lifetime, he was idolized by those who worked with him, and he inspired a generation of jazz performers and composers’ via PBS
(painting: Charlie Parker by PacoCartoon)
- CARTER Magazine
July 25, 2014

Today In History We Honor Charlie Parker

‘Charlie Parker was one of the most influential improvising soloists in jazz, and a central figure in the development of bop in the 1940s. A legendary figure in his own lifetime, he was idolized by those who worked with him, and he inspired a generation of jazz performers and composers’ via PBS

(painting: Charlie Parker by PacoCartoon)

- CARTER Magazine