Esther Jones, known by her stage name, “Baby Esther,” was a singer and entertainer of the late 1920s. She performed regularly at The Cotton Club in Harlem. Helen Kane saw her act in 1928 and appropriated Jones’ ‘baby’ singing style for a recording of “I Wanna Be Loved By You.” Jones’ style went on to become the inspiration for the voice of Betty Boop.(What I Looked up)
this is why i just think people of color created and were behind everything ever. No matter what it is, it comes back to a person of color being behind it, and real talk 70% of the time its a black person or African civilization
shit. I didn’t know they stole her whole look too
“Jones is now spoken of mostly in the context of her contributions to Betty Boop’s vocal stylings. Jazz studies scholar Robert O’Meally has referred to Jones as Betty Boop’s “black grandmother.”
We can’t have nothin’, can we?
Another comic I started last night. This one is basically about what it was like being African American in high school, minus the supernatural transformation at the end.
This is awesome.
Unnecessary Censorship for Captain America!
"LAST TIME I **** SOMEONE I LOST AN EYE"
THAT WAS AMAZING
The one that got me was Fury & the cops.
THIS IS THE BEST THING EVER
STAY UNTIL THE VERY END OMFG
I LOST MY SHIT!
just had a dream where someone stole my socks and framed me for murder using the dna on them
i dreamt i stole someones socks omg
i’m calling the police
Yass me in school all the time, like bruh if I dont know you the fuck we gonna have a conversation for imma just say hello and dassit, shit.
adds “we just caught our alternate universe selves making out and now everything is super awkward” to list of shipping tropes that need to be implemented everywhere
I’m sick of summer and this waiting around. Man, it’s SEPTEMBER, and I’m skipping this town.Hey it’s no mystery, there’s nothing here for me now!♪♫
HOW MANY NOTES??!!?!!??!!?
currently edging up to 29k
that is more notes that anything i have ever done combined
help me dehlia i am overwhelm
i have severely underestimated the enormity and power of the harry potter fandom