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Beverly Johnson Is ‘Angry' To See So Few Black Faces On The Runway

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 09.12.2014 | Black Voices

Anyone can see the lack of diversity on fashion runways these days, but what does that feel like from the perspective of a black fashion icon? Cele...

Beverly Johnson Reveals Her Scary Supermodel Diet From The '70s

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.12.2014 | Style

Beverly Johnson broke a big barrier for models of color when she became the first black woman to appear on the cover of Vogue 40 years ago, but it cam...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Harlem's Fashion Row Celebrates Byron Lars And Beverly Johnson

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 09.11.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

If you want to make veteran fashion designer, Byron Lars cry with joy just arrange a surprise appearance by his brother, Vincent Lars. That was one of...

On the 'A' w/Souleo: Beverly Johnson Spills the 'Tee' on Golf and Writing Her Memoir

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.31.2014 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Beverly Johnson is busy these days from celebrating the 40th anniversary of becoming the first African-American woman on the cover of Vogue, to overseeing the Beverly Johnson Hair Collection, to completing a memoir.

#TBT: Vintage Hair & Beauty Ads We LOVE!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.05.2013 | Black Voices

There's something about old ads that make us long for days gone by -- and we're not just talking about the low retail prices. There was a level of sop...

LOOK: Beverly Johnson Goes Blonde!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.12.2013 | Black Voices

They say blondes have more fun. Maybe that's why Beverly Johnson decided to take the hue for a spin last night at the Glamour's 23rd Annual Women Of T...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.20.2013 | Black Voices

Michelle Williams delivered some pretty fierce fashion moments during her Destiny's Child days, but since the group went their separate ways it seems ...

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...

The Model Who Changed Everything

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.04.2013 | Black Voices

Before Beverly Johnson became the first black model to grace the cover of Vogue in 1974, she was already a Glamour covergirl several times over. The f...

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...

Who Wore It Best?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Black Voices

While there were countless stars shining around New Orleans this past weekend for the 2013 Essence Festival a few stood out from the rest -- like fash...

Seeing Double?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.23.2013 | Style

When Lauren Hutton first burst onto the scene, it seemed as though no one would ever be able to replicate her famous gap-toothed smile -- until Lindse...

Reality TV Show Producer's Shocking Crime

Sun Sentinel | Jon Burstein | Posted 04.09.2013 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE -- A television and movie producer will remain in jail without bond on a child pornography charge, a federal magistrate judge ruled Th...

PHOTOS: Black and Beautiful Vogue Cover Girls

Yvonna Russell | Posted 01.20.2013 | Style
Yvonna Russell

The cover of Vogue is the pinnacle of any model's career. The honor can lead to high-end fashion and beauty contracts, film, TV and commercial roles and entrepreneurial enterprises.

Celebrities Support Black Retailers At Star-Studded BRAG Gala

Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices

Fashion's elite came out to honor black retailers who have changed the face of the industry at the 42nd annual BRAG Gala. The Black Retail Actio...

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?

Falling for Vanessa Bell Calloway At ABFF

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 09.30.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

When I met Vanessa Bell Calloway, I wanted to give her a standing ovation. She is an extraordinary actress, dancer, philanthropist, motivator, mentor, wife, and mother.

Beverly Johnson's Sexy New Collaboration

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.31.2012 | Black Voices

There isn't much that could make Frederick’s of Hollywood, the lingerie purveyor of all things racy and naughty, any hotter--unless of course they t...

We Love Beverly Johnson In Halston

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

It's no surprise that Beverly Johnson was the first African American model to appear on the cover of Vogue in August, 1974. Just look how gorgeous she...

PHOTOS: Beverly Johnson Shines At 'About Face' Premiere

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.18.2012 | Black Voices

If aging gracefully is the goal, then we can learn a lot from the legendary supermodels in HBO's new series "About Face: Supermodels Then And Now." ...

Beverly Johnson Rubs Her Skin With... Fish Oil?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Models are used to sitting for hours backstage at fashion shows or photo shoots to get made up. And when you've been lucky enough to settle in the cha...

Six Degrees Of Separation

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 07.02.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

It's been said that there are six degrees of separation between every two individuals on the planet. This statement no longer holds true. With today's technology, the entire world is at our fingertips. And thank goodness for me as a manicurist, that's a lot of hands to be done.

Beverly Johnson's New Beauty Biz

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.12.2012 | Black Voices

She's still got it! Beverly Johnson, who became an instant fashion icon after she was the first black woman to grace the cover of American Vogue i...

FLOTUS Covers EBONY And Talks Being Mom-In-Chief

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.04.2012 | Black Voices

Mom-in-chief First Lady Michelle Obama sat down for an intimate chat with EBONY's editor-in-chief Amy DuBois Barnett for the publication's May "Mother...

PHOTOS: Look Who Made TIME's 100 Fashion Icon List

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.02.2012 | Black Voices

Each year TIME magazine rolls out their highly anticipated list of the year's top influencers, but before they feed our curiosity with that group of i...