BLACK VOICES
10/09/2013 06:26 pm ET | Updated Dec 09, 2013

Mirror, Mirror: Racial Issues On The Runway

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The Style & Soul section produces four fashion issues a year, spring, bridal, fall, and holiday.

For September's issue, I used a pretty, brown, girl-next-door type to show the season's wearable fashions.

The comments started the morning the section was published and trickled in over the next few days. They went something like this: Nice section, but why did you have to use only a black model? It made me not want to buy the clothes.

Ouch.

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