Category: Historical

Iforcolor takes a look back into history.

Media Depictions of the Mammy Archetype‏ by Sean Smith

Media Depictions of the Mammy Archetype By Sean Smith Editied information, additional photo and film/television research by Dale Shields‏ The Mammy archetype is one of the most notable Black stereotypes and caricatures which exist in (Black) American culture.   The Mammy, generally characterized as masculine, overweight, sexually unattractive, large-breasted, non-threatening, and protective of their white families, …

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100 Greatest Male R&B/Soul Vocalists.

  100 Greatest Male R&B/Soul Vocalists.   1. Jackie Wilson   2. Roy Hamilton   3. Clyde McPhatter   4. Sam Cooke   5. Marvin Gaye   6. Tony Williams (Platters)   7. Solomon Burke   8. Levi Stubbs (Four Tops)   9. Little Willie John 10. Al Green 11. Smokey Robinson 12. Luther Vandross …

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‎100 Greatest “Female” R&B/Soul Vocalists.

‎100 Greatest Female R&B/Soul Vocalists   1. Aretha Franklin  2. Dinah Washington 3. Etta James    4. Ruth Brown 5. Mavis Staples    6. Minnie Riperton    7. Big Maybelle    8. Patti LaBelle    9. Darlene Love 10. LaVern Baker 11. Whitney Houston 12. Doris Duke 13. Roberta Flack 14. Mary Wells 15. Tina …

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The Shields Brothers Gospel Singers

THE SHIELDS BROTHERS by Dale Ricardo Shields “There is a silence into which the world can not intrude. There is an ancient peace you carry in your heart and have not lost. There is a sense of holiness in you the thought of sin has never touched. All this today you will remember.” (For my …

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