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The story begins with young Jackie Rabinowitz defying the traditions of his devout Jewish family by singing popular tunes in a beer hall. Punished by his father, a cantor, Jackie runs away from home. Some years later, now calling himself Jack Robin, he has become a talented jazz singer. He attempts to build a career as an entertainer, but his professional ambitions ultimately come into conflict with the
One of Hughes' finest essays appeared in the Nation in 1926, entitled "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain". It spoke of Black writers and poets, "who would surrender racial pride in the name of a false integration," where a talented Black writer would prefer to be considered a poet, not a Black poet, which to Hughes meant he subconsciously wanted to write like a white poet. Hughes argued, "no great poet has ever been afraid of being himself." He wrote in this essay, "We younger Negro artists now intend to express our individual darkskinned selves without fear or shame. If white people are pleased we are glad. If they aren't, it doesn't matter. We know we are beautiful. And ugly too... If colored people are pleased we are glad. If they are not, their displeasure doesn't matter either. We build our temples for tomorrow, as strong as we know how and we stand on the top of the mountain, free within ourselves."
Clara Gordon Bow (July 29, a rancher in Nevada. 1905 – September 27, 1965) was Clara Bow was born in 1905 in a an American actress who rose to slum tenement in Prospect stardom in the silent film era of Heights, Brooklyn, New York, the 1920s. It was her appearance where she was also raised Bow as a spunky shop girl in the film was the third child; the first two, It that brought her global fame also daughters, born in 1903 and and the nickname "The It Girl." 1904, died in infancy. Her mothBow came to personify the roar- er, Sarah Bow (née Gordon, 1880 ing twenties and is described as –1923), was told by a doctor not its leading sex symbol. She ap- to become pregnant again for fear peared in 46 silent films and 11 the next baby might die as well. talkies, including hits such as Despite the her doctor's warning, Mantrap (1926), It (1927) and Sarah Bow became pregnant with Wings (1927). She was named Clara in the fall of 1904. In addifirst box-office draw in 1928 and tion to the risky pregnancy, a heat 1929 and second box-office draw wave besieged New York in July in 1927 and 1930. Her pres- 1905 and temperatures peaked ence in a motion picture was said around 100 °F; the infant mortalito have ensured investors, by ty rate rose to 80%. "I don't supodds of almost 2-to-1, a "safe re- pose two people ever looked turn" In January 1929, at the apex death in the face more clearly of her stardom, she received more than my mother and I the mornthan 45,000 fan letters. After ing I was born. We were both marrying actor Rex Bell in 1931, given up, but somehow we strugBow ended her career in 1933 gled back to life". with the film Hoop-La, becoming
Usually eyes were held quite dark. To get this effect the whole eye was edged with a black eyeliner and then the margins blured easily. The eyelid shadow was often painted in dark gray. Besides gray, colors like turquoise and green were also in fashion. To further emphasis of eyes eyelashes were also painted
Why pay for a face mask when you can use basic ingredients found around the house to make your own simple, hydrating masks and scrubs? If you have oily or acneprone skin, mud or clay-based masks are great for balancing out your skin. Dry skin will benefit from hydrating masks made from glycerin, honey and oils. Ginseng or green tea masks are great for soothing sensitive skin. Scrubs are great for getting rid of the dead skin. Try one prior to applying a face mask.
Although most hairstyles from the 20s were short, with tight curls, I'm sure not everybody chose to cut their hair to be trendy short, just like the way not every woman hopped on to the Rihanna hair bandwagon; Not everyone is doing the short, shaved sides, and sexy curls of today. However if your interested in rocking a 1920s do, here are a few options: 1. Tight curls in your hair and pin the curls up to make it "look" short 2. semi-Betty-Boop curly updo 3. Finger Waves