#MODELS: A Photographic History of Black Models #BlackHistoryMonth

In an industry where blue eyes and blonde hair rule, only a few black models were able to make their mark in the fashion world. These glamorous innovators beat the odds and told the world that darker skin and kinky hair is beautiful. From the Donyale Luna becoming the first African American model to be on the cover of British Vogue in 1966 to Kiya Kebede becoming the first ethnic face of Estee Launder in 2003these striking woman have fiercely broken down barriers. 

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Luna

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Iman

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Naomi

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Tyra

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Kebede

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chanel

Chanel

 

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