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More Black Models Land Major Fashion Campaigns

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.31.2014 | Black Voices

Well looky here ... more beautiful black models are making big moves by fronting major fashion brand campaigns this Spring/Summer 2014 season! We'r...

LOOK: Black Models Making Moves

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Hot on the heels of Balmain tapping Rihanna and Givenchy casting Erykah Badu along with a few other brown skinned beauties for their spring 2014 campa...

Dior FINALLY Casts Black Models!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.02.2013 | Black Voices

The whitewashing of the fashion industry isn't news. Black models are often refused jobs, ignored or replaced all together with white models in blackf...

Pat Cleveland Has STILL Got It!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.06.2013 | Black Voices

Question: Is it possible to defy the laws of aging, sustain a modeling career for nearly 50 years and produce an equally gorgeous child to carry on th...

WATCH: Jourdan Dunn Explains That Racist Encounter

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Black Voices

We're still trying to get over Jourdan Dunn revealing that a makeup artist refused to work with her because she was black. Crazy, right? Well, the ...

More Shocking Tales Of Fashion Industry Racism

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.02.2013 | Black Voices

Model Chanel Iman recently spoke out about dealing with racism in the fashion industry and now Jourdan Dunn is following suit. The 22-year-old Bri...

WATCH: 'I Don't Really Consider Myself As A Black Girl Model'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.22.2013 | Black Voices

With all the talk about the lack of diversity within the fashion industry, you'd think black models would band together for support and show the world...

'We Already Found One Black Girl. We Don’t Need You'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.26.2013 | Black Voices

The topic of racism in the fashion industry has reared its ugly head one too many times over the past several months. There was that ELLE France gaffe...

Numéro Magazine Apologizes For Blackface Fashion Editorial

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Black Voices

Numéro Magazine has found itself in the middle of a racially-charged firestorm after using a highly bronzed white model in one of its fashion editori...

REALLY? Magazine Uses White Model For 'African Queen' Editorial

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.27.2013 | Black Voices

It was bad enough we had to report on T Magazine's glaring lack of diversity in its relaunch issue, which was followed with an apology from its Editor...

T Magazine Apologizes For Lack Of Diversity

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Black Voices

Unfortunately, we've become accustom to the lack of diversity reflected in the pages of the top fashion and lifestyle magazines. Will there ever come ...

Naomi Sims: 'Black Is Beautiful' Trailblazer

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.04.2013 | Black Voices

In celebration of Black History Month we're looking back at groundbreaking moments in fashion, beauty and beyond. There are plenty of firsts, little-k...

Glamour's First Black Cover Model!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.01.2013 | Black Voices

In celebration of Black History Month we're looking back at groundbreaking moments in fashion, beauty and beyond. There are plenty of firsts, little-k...

25 Black Models Who Broke Barriers

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Before Chanel Iman appeared on the covers of American Vogue and Italian Elle, and before Jourdan Dunn became the first black model to walk Prada's run...

'Whites-Only' Designers Reap What They 'Sew' with Mrs. O?

Donna Michelle Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Donna Michelle Anderson

Here are the designers in 2009 who did not feature a single woman of color or any black models during Fashion Week in New York.