She became the first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. In 2006, Jemison participated in African American Lives, a PBS television miniseries hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., that traced the family history of eight famous African Americans using historical […]Read More
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Bowie married the supermodel in a romantic ceremony in Florence, Italy on 24 April, 1992. The couple were often regarded as one of the most stable in the public eye having been married for 24 years. They have one daughter, Alexandria Zahra Jones, born 15 August 2000. Iman is now a single parent raising a teenage daughter on […]Read More
Iman is fluent in five languages: Somali, Arabic, Italian, French and English. I rarely see diversity like this on the runway. This is so refreshing. I had mixed up emotions watching this. I was so elated to find videos like these and also sad that I don’t see more in the commercial and runway world. […]Read More
I usually don’t post art nudes, but my goodness this was shot in such good taste that I had to make an exception. All I see is the beauty alone in this Photo. The photographer is a true artist and Iman is the ultimate muse. David Bowie is one of the a luckiest man in […]Read More
Ever since the official unveiling of the bust in Berlin in 1924, the Egyptian authorities have been demanding its return to Egypt. In 1925, Egypt threatened to ban German excavations in Egypt unless Nefertiti was returned. In 1929, Egypt offered to exchange other artifacts for Nefertiti, but Germany declined. In the 1950s, Egypt again tried to […]Read More
Former model/actress Maria McDonald used to have food (her favorite meals) flown in from Switzerland to New York via a private elite air cargo.McDonald was also known to hop a private plane enroute to the Swiss Riviera to view the Montreux Jazz festival on Lake Geneva.
McDonald remains close friends with Iman and Beverly Johnson. She says Johnson was very generous and helpful to her in regards to her career. When McDonald was just starting out, one evening Johnson called and asked her would she like to replace her for a Harper’s Bazaar fashion shoot?When McDonald arrived in Los Angeles, Johnson called the top modeling agencies and asked them to consider signing McDonald.