Betty da Waitress

Betty da Waitress

Popular cartoon character Betty Boop was introduced to the world by cartoonist Max Fleischer in 1930, was actually inspired by a real-life African American jazz singer and entertainer from Harlem named Esther Jones.  

Her stage name was "Baby Esther", but unfortunately, when her character become the first and most famous sex symbol in animation she was whitewashed with most people having no idea where the original inspiration came from.  

The Real Betty Boop Was a Black Woman... Before She Was Whitewashed!

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