70sbestblackalbums:

The FOUR TOPS
Founded as The Four Aims, lead singer Levi Stubbs (born Levi Stubbles, a cousin of Jackie Wilson and brother of The Falcons' Joe Stubbs), and groupmates Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Renaldo “Obie” Benson and Lawrence Payton remained together for over four decades, having gone from 1953 until 1997 without a change in personnel.
The Four Tops Career Awards
The Four Tops have won many awards during their long and distinguished career,including the following:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1990)
Vocal Group Hall of Fame (1999)
Hollywood Walk Of Fame (1997)
Grammy Hall Of Fame (Reach Out I’ll Be There-1998)
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2009-51st Annual Grammy Awards)
Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award (1997)
Billboard Magazine Top 100 Artists of All Time(#77)
R&B Music Hall of Fame Induction (2013)
100 Greatest Artists of All Time (#79-Rolling Stone Magazine

70sbestblackalbums:

The FOUR TOPS

Founded as The Four Aims, lead singer Levi Stubbs (born Levi Stubbles, a cousin of Jackie Wilson and brother of The Falcons' Joe Stubbs), and groupmates Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Renaldo “Obie” Benson and Lawrence Payton remained together for over four decades, having gone from 1953 until 1997 without a change in personnel.

The Four Tops Career Awards

The Four Tops have won many awards during their long and distinguished career,including the following:

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1990)
  • Vocal Group Hall of Fame (1999)
  • Hollywood Walk Of Fame (1997)
  • Grammy Hall Of Fame (Reach Out I’ll Be There-1998)
  • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2009-51st Annual Grammy Awards)
  • Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award (1997)
  • Billboard Magazine Top 100 Artists of All Time(#77)
  • R&B Music Hall of Fame Induction (2013)
  • 100 Greatest Artists of All Time (#79-Rolling Stone Magazine

blastortoise:

When a POC reads a lot, gets good grades or speaks with naturally with an expansive vocabulary and white people say ” haah you are so WHITE!”

What they really are saying is “I don’t associate those positive attributes with being a poc because your people don’t do any of that. Only white people do are capable of that.”

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swolizard:

white person:

  • "i didnt own slaves"
  • "well he smoked weed"
  • "he was a criminal"
  • "racism against white people exists"
  • "its not black excellence its HUMAN excellence"

Me:

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The most important thing I learned yesterday is that Napoleon Bonaparte slept with a durag on his head.

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Torey and Khorey McDonald for Bei Kuo Spring/Summer 2015
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Torey and Khorey McDonald for Bei Kuo Spring/Summer 2015

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fyblackfathers:

Oscar Grant and his daughter Tatiana.

RIP Oscar Grant

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jedgica:

Me

rfmmsd:

Artist:

Laura Shull

"Cake"

Oil on Board

2014

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onlyblackgirl:

When white people call you “sista”.

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bambooearring:

fruitgod:

Glow x

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