Fredi Washington refused to "pass" for white, at Hollywood's suggestion, and was therefore typecast as mixed race and never allowed a flourishing career. Her stance, however, made her an advocate among African Americans.
Marpessa Dawn. A great actress who many forgot, but who's performance in her first film, "Black Orpheus", is now a classic.
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Algérie, vers 1870.
VINTAGE PHOTO OF A FEMALE SAMURAI OR ONNA BUGEISHA