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Black is Beautiful

Beautiful people of color.

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    Dorothy Dandridge
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    Lena Horne
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    Eric Benét (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Looking bad post 40? Homey don't play that! Damon Wayans, still sexy and funny. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    It's been reported that soul jazz balladeer Will Downing, was Princess Diana's favorite vocalist. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Denzel is F-i-n-e at 55, he's go to example of male African Americans aging gracefully. Plus, what's more attractive than a man married to the same woman since 1983 - in Hollywood? (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Djimon Hounsou has been nominated for two Academy Awards and is the father of Kimora Lee Simmons' son Kenzo. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Hill Harper of "CSI: NY", is an alumus of Harvard. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Native Texan Jamie Foxx had a teenage ambition as a high school quarterback to play for the Dallas Cowboys. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    In June 2010, Forbes Magazine named Michael Jordan, 47, the 20th most powerful celebrity in the world. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Sexy Brian McKnight is also a multi-instrumentalist in addition to soul singer. He plays nine instruments. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    "Criminal Minds" star Shemar Moore was the host of "Soul Train" from 1999-2003. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Can we expect more "Trapped in the Closet" from R. Kelly. Our favorite character? The midget. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Yes, the Fresh Prince is a cutie. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Angela Bassett, still stunning at 52, continues to nail dramatic biographical roles. Recently she provided the voice for Michelle Obama on "The Simpsons". (Photo: Getty Images)
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    CeCe Winans, of the classic gospel family, will be turning 56 on October 8. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    The youngest Jackson sibling is now 44 but she doesn't look it. Wow. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Naomi Campbell (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Natalie Cole at 60 is in better shape than she was in her youth, having conquered the addiction issues that plagued the early part of her career. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Stacey Dash, 44, has always looked much younger than she is. Did you know she was 28 when playing Alicia Silverstone's best friend, Dionne, in Clueless? (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Vanessa Williams, 47, vibrant on Broadway. (Photo: Getty Images)
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    Believe it or not, Mariah's 40. (Photo: Getty Images)