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Liya Kebede

Vogue Paris Features Its First Black Cover Model In 5 Years

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.16.2015 | Style

We don't know if we should be happy or sad to share that Liya Kebede has landed the May 2015 cover of Vogue Paris, because it marks the first time in ...

Popcorn Preview: Capital

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Capital (2012) "Le capital" Cast includes: Gad Elmaleh (Midnight in Paris), Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects), Liya Kebede (Desert Flower), Nat...

Steve McCurry Talks About His Career, Dying Twice and the Pirelli Calendar

Joy Yoon | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Joy Yoon

For over three decades, Steve McCurry has traveled the globe capturing unseen conflict with his astounding images of war-torn Afghanistan and Iraq. His storied career has produced an incredible wealth of genuinely humbling images.

The Pirelli Calendar's Soulful Departure

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
Summer Rayne Oakes

Instead of the calendar that we often come to expect, featuring artistic nudes, Pirelli and McCurry opted for a less expected route. They chose, instead, to feature eleven women fully clothed -- all of who work on environmental and humanitarian causes.

PHOTOS: A Superstar And Two Supermodels Hit Obama's Campign Trail

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.05.2012 | Black Voices

With less than 24 hours until Election Day, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are furiously employing their last-ditch campaign efforts--but not...

Supermodels and True Beauty: A Conversation With Timothy Greenfield-Sanders of HBO's 'About Face'

Govindini Murty | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Was the rise of the supermodel a sign of female empowerment or female objectification?

WATCH: Our Favorite Style Stars Get Groovy For 'Fashion's Night Out' 2012 Video

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices

The countdown is on to the world's biggest fashion party. Fashion's Night Out 2012 is only 15 days away and we can hardly contain ourselves. And just ...

Death of One, Birth of Another

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

All photos taken by: Benedetta Pignatelli. On May 6th, I memorialized one of my beloved characters, Taiwan Braswell, at The Whitney Museum of Art's a...

PHOTOS: A New Look For Janelle Monae?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.10.2012 | Black Voices

The annual amFar Gala to raise money for AIDS research, prevention and education took place last night in New York City. Tons of stars attended to sho...

PHOTOS: 13 Style And Beauty Lessons From Liya Kebede

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Jada Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Taking a cue from the runway, Ethiopian beauty Liya Kebede has perfected a signature style that is fashion-forward, yet effortless. The model, who’s...

PHOTOS: Liya Kebede Is Just Trying To Make Us Jealous

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.29.2011 | Style

Like most warm-blooded Americans, we do not enjoy freezing our tushes off during the winter. So when we saw these new Liya Kebede ads for H&M, star...

PHOTO: Liya Kebede Holds Her Dress Instead Of Wearing It

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.16.2011 | Style

We adore Liya Kebede. Not only is the Ethiopian model totally gorgeous, but she's also an accomplished actress and a passionate activist for world...

Models In Movies: Which Strutters Are Silver Screen Stunners?

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 02.29.2012 | Style

We were stoked to learn last week that Russian model Sasha Pivovarova will be making her acting debut alongside Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried ...

'Desert Flower' A Must-See Film About a Must-Change Custom

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Patricia Yarberry Allen

Desert Flowerschronicles the story of a young Somali girl who made the journey from the harsh conditions as a desert nomad to unexpected success as a fashion model and activist.

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama All-Stars Fete New Michelle Obama Book

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Tina Brown and TOD's hosted a luncheon on Thursday to celebrate the publication of Kate Betts' book Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama And The Power Of Sty...

WATCH: Liya Kebede Acts In Spooky, Arty Short Film

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Supermodel Liya Kebede is adding another film to her resume (she was also in The Good Shepherd and Desert Flower), joining artists like Yoko Ono and R...

Help End Female Genital Mutlilation in Somalia and Everywhere

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Margie Goldsmith

From the Somali desert to the world's catwalks, Waris Dirie's story is dramatized in the movie Desert Flower, a story which I hope will impel you to take action.

Essence Cover Features Iman, Naomi Campbell & Liya Kebede (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Amid controversy over hiring a white fashion director, Essence has put three black supermodels on its 40th anniversary cover. Critics like Michaele an...

In Response to Liya Kebede: Our Responsiblity to Improving Maternal Health

Ray Chambers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ray Chambers

For HIV, women account for 60 percent of the disease in sub-Saharan Africa and transmission from mothers to newborns is a significant, yet solvable problem.

We Need a Global Fund for Moms

Liya Kebede | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liya Kebede

Each mother who dies leaves behind a devastated family and weakened community that will eventually, somehow, affect each of us.

Liya Kebede: Obamas A Boost For Black Models

The Cut | Nina Mandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"I think there's a lot more black models working and I think that's because of having Michelle and Barack out there. I mean there's been this issue, r...