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03/17/2014 08:08 am ET | Updated Mar 17, 2014

Bethann Hardison's Cause: More Diversity In Fashion

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Bethann Hardison, the fashion industry gadfly, has adopted a slogan: “Activism needs to remain active.”

Her cause is the lack of diversity on fashion’s runways, its magazine pages and its ad campaigns. It is one that she has pursued vocally for years, as the ebb and flow of trends steer models of color into and out of favor.

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