Original caption: Billie Holiday at a court appearance slaying your faves while draped in furs, c. 1949
(Source: salsmineo, via vintagegal)
"To the extent that the word ‘desegregation’ remains in our vocabulary, it describes an antique principle, not a current priority. Today, we are more likely to talk of diversity—but diversification and desegregation are not the same undertaking. To speak of diversity, in light of this country’s history of racial recidivism, is to focus on bringing ethnic variety to largely white institutions, rather than dismantling the structures that made them so white to begin with."
The Royal Ballet Giselle in rehearsal, Natalia Osipova as Giselle.
she needs to release a ‘how I prepare/annihilate my pointe shoes’ vid because we’re all wondering
always and forever.