We travel back in time to celebrate the magic of Black love, from the 1800s and on.
A young couple sits poised for a photo.
This husband and wife from Virginia are dressed to impress.
A dapper couple pose in their car.
Matching costumes has been in for quite a while!
A beautiful couple dressed to the nines.
We are living for this romantic vignette!
Beautiful black couples dance in a Harlem nightclub.
Track star Jesse Owens embraces his new wife Minnie on their wedding day.
International Jitterbug Convention winners pose with their trophies.
Lovebirds stroll in the park of Tuskagee University in Alabama.
A woman swings her jitterbug partner by the legs during a Salvation Army benefit dance marathon in Los Angeles.
It’s a double wedding! Two sets of newlyweds pucker up.
This stylish couple chooses music to listen to on a record player.
A couple dances for the crowd inside the recreation tent of the Farm security administration agricultural workers’ camp, Bridgeton, New Jersey.
Army engineers watch a couple dancing during a social event at Fort Bragg.
Harlem lovers sneak a kiss.
A picture perfect marriage.
A military marriage takes place in France.
The first African American to be commissioned in the United States Marine Corps gets his second Lieutenant bars pinned on him by his wife.
Things get hot and heavy on a bench in Central Park, New York City.
A double date spent boating at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dance partners do the jitterbug in Harlem.
We are swooning over this sweet kiss on the beach in Coney Island, Brooklyn!
A couple cuts a rug at a nightclub in Paris.
It’s date night for this pair in a Harlem restaurant.
Jackie Robinson and his wife Rachel snuggle up to read the paper at their home.
A man pins on a woman’s corsage at a soiree.
A couple hits the dance floor at a cafe.
Against all odds. Mr. and Mrs. William Myers, Jr., the first African Americans to buy a home in the all-white Levittown community, are shown having their first meal after moving into their new home in Pennsylvania.
Nothing like getting cozy on the couch and watching TV together!
This hubby hides a surprise gift from his wife.
Watching history together. A couple sit on the porch of their home watching the Selma to Montgomery marchers pass by in Alabama.
A husband and wife teach their children about money.
A hubby gets a kiss and is sent of to work.
Black love on the streets of Greenville, Mississippi.
It’s bridal bliss for these two!
A groovy couple hang outside a corner store in Chicago.
A couple cozies up for a portrait.
A pair of lovebirds graduate from high school. We wonder if they’re still together!
A young woman and man in formal attire on a pier, Chicago, Illinois.
A couple sits in their home in New Orleans.
All you need is love. And the perfect ‘fro.
A stylish pair pose at a party.
A carefree couple smile for the camera.
Two lovebirds smile for the camera.