Black People : Colin Powell shares a 60-year-old selfie

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    The former Secretary of State and US General posted a photo of himself from 60 years ago on his Facebook page, and it’s incredible.

    “I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks,” he wrote. “Eat your heart out Ellen!” Snap!

    A dapper Powell, dressed in a waistcoat and trousers, is shown in what appears to be a hotel room and taking the photo on a camera
    (that’s right, a cellphone-less selfie…that’s next level).

    http://thegrio.com/2014/03/14/colin-powell-shares-a-60-year-old-selfie/
     
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    Wait, cameras existed then?

    JK :lol:
     
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    nice share ... thanks Brother James

    :heart:

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    This is where ingenuity is shown one could say.

    Job Requirements:

    "We need a recent photo of you in order to accept your application"

    Brother probably didn't have one of those time-release cameras and with nobody else around was in a pinch for time.

    So who knows if he and others did this often as an improvisation.

    Would be interesting to see other photo captures similar to this of more "prominent blacks" of this era as well.
     
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    Nice, appreciate the share!
     
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    often we forget that these people were once young and sexy too.....
    maya angelou
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    I remember seeing old pics of my grandpa and my grandma, and realized my grandpa was a pretty boy and my grandma a hot mama!

    I was blown away because all I ever saw them as was parents to my parents who couldn't ever have looked so stunning. I understood then why they picked each other. lol
     
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