05/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Liya Kebede: Obamas A Boost For Black Models

"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, raised last year -- how there wasn't enough black models on the runways -- but I think Barack and Michelle have really helped us, hopefully forever, to get over this hurdle for black models."

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