theGRIO REPORT - A photo published on the online magazine Buro 247 Monday was defended by its editor as 'a piece of art' while others have labeled it racist.
These new developments are certainly a departure for the Polo Ralph Lauren model, who also appears in the ad campaign for Monster headphones -- which he art directed himself.
OPINION - His Paris Fashion Week show is an example of cultural appropriation on par with the recent acts of Miley Cyrus, who many in the mainstream accused of using black women as props at the 2013 Video Music Awards...
OPINION - Far from being an 'angry black woman,' Campbell has positively revitalized her image in recent years...
theGRIO REPORT - It seems every that Fashion Week, a spate of articles comes out pointing out the dearth of black models on the runway.
Has outrage over the lack of diversity and racial insensitivity within the fashion industry reached its peak? If not, Thursday's New York Times article entitled "Fashion's Blind Spot" will certainly ring the alarm.
On Monday, Dior presented its Fall/Winter 2013/2014 haute couture collection in Paris during fashion week. In addition to a colorful collection composed of daring garments, black models walked the Dior runway for the first time in six seasons.
Prada, a label known for rarely casting models of color, has selected a black model for a new print campaign. For first time in 19 years, a woman of African decent will be a major face of the luxury fashion brand in its autumn/winter 2013 advertisements.
When it comes to less pay for equal work, women are disproportionately at a disadvantage end of the gender income gap—except when it comes to modeling. Modeling is probably the only industry where it’s an accepted fact that women will earn more than their male counterparts.
Bria Murphy, Eddie Murphy's daughter, made some startling revelations to Good Morning America about the competitive world of modelling.