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black bottom

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(Dancing) a dance of the late 1920s that originated in America, involving a sinuous rotation of the hips

black bottom

A 1920s ballroom craze, it was characterized by slide and hobble steps, Charleston rhythm and a slap on the backside.
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Other popular sessions included "Intolerance in Detroit: The KKK in the 1920s," and "Lost Neighborhoods: The Story of Detroit's Black Bottom and Paradise Valley.
The book's content, including thoroughgoing discussions of such luminaries as the esteemed abolitionist William Lambert, school pioneer Fannie Richards, former Mayor Coleman Young, as well as the city's legendary Black Bottom and Paradise Valley, the Motown sound and its acclaimed founder and artists, and several of the nationally prominent political formations--the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, the Republic of New Afrika, and the Shrine of the Black Madonna.
For her next role, as legendary singer Ma Rainey in WBTT's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, jones feels her biggest challenge is adapting her ballad-style delivery to Rainey's blues sound.
Signature favourites include the red velvet, black bottom, chocolate and vanilla variations, as well as the newly introduced multi-coloured rainbow cake.
And in Pittsburgh, Wilson's hometown, the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company recently capped its own decade-long milestone, having presented all 10 Wilson plays in 10 consecutive years, and in the order in which they premiered in New York, starting with Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and ending this past summer with Radio Golf which closed on June 29.
A telesales adviser will guide customers through their orders where they can select from a number of cupcake selections that the bakery is famed for, from Red Velvet, Black Bottom, Carrot, Chocolate and Vanilla.
Our moving is not Ragtime, not a Charleston kick, not the Black Bottom.
Recipes that stand out include Golden Glazed Donuts, Black Bottom Blondies, Peanut Butter Bombs, Chai "Cheese" Cake, Marshmallow Mud Cake, Peach Melba Layer Cake, Self-Frosting Peanut Butter Cupcakes, Baklava Tarts, Strawberry Spirals, and Coconut Custard Pie.
Wilson, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, is the author of Fences, Gem of the Ocean, The Piano Lesson, King Hedley II, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Seven Guitars, Two Trains Running, Jitney and Radio Golf.
I remember in the Broadway version of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom the character played by Charles Dutton does this monologue where he curses out God.
August Wilson's tenure as a national figure in the American theater began in 1984 with his brilliant play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
His 10-part chronicle of black life--one for every decade of the 20th century--debuted on Broadway with Ma Rainey's Black Bottom in 1984, during a time when black culture was virtually ignored by Broadway.