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In August of 1974, Beverly Johnson became the first African-American model to grace the cover of Vogue. She went on from there to have a…

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The late Ophelia DeVore died last February, leaving behind a rich legacy in the modeling field and setting a new standard for Black beauty. DeVore was…

Since last November’s scary incident in which B. Smith went missing for seventeen hours (but was thankfully found safe and sound), we’ve been following her…

With Fashion Month right around the corner, now is the perfect time to brush up on your knowledge of black models on the runway. Alongside…

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It can’t be easy being a Victoria’s Secret model. You have to keep your body toned and tight, as you’re walking around in lingerie. You…

With fashion week nearly upon us, the model circus is back. But this year, the controversy is not about why there are so few black, high fashion models, instead, it’s all about the boys. Earlier this month, male model David Gangy, complained that male models were treated as the ‘lowest of the low’ thanks to […]

Here’s a list of the top Black models who broke color barriers and made a name of themselves in the fashion industry.

It is no secret that models of color are at a clear disadvantage when it comes to booking jobs in the white-washed fashion industry.