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WATCH: Getting Real About Fashion's Race Problem

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.18.2013 | Black Voices

Kanye West's comments on fashion's race problem last week have got us thinking about the industry's blind spot and its complex relationship with hip-h...

Beverly Johnson Had Do WHAT To Land Her First Glamour Cover?

Posted 10.04.2013 | Style

As the "first black supermodel," Beverly Johnson has made quite a name for herself since launching her career with a Glamour cover in 1972. The 60...

Robin Givhan: Describing Naomi Sims As A Supermodel Is A Huge Disservice

TheRoot.com | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

But describing Sims as a supermodel seems like a huge disservice, considering that the term is now applied to any waifish and wan young woman who mana...