The Black Issue: 10 Pioneering Models of Color

Oct 15, 2012 - by Lester Brathwaite

Diversity has never been the modeling industry's strong suit, as highlighted by Vogue Italia's groundbreaking "Black Issue" from 2008. What was so groundbreaking was the fact that it happened at all -- an international fashion magazine drawing attention to racism in its own industry. But before that "Black Issue," these 10 ladies were making strides on and off the runway.

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