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Title:
Black and beautiful : how women of color changed the fashion industry
Author:
Summers, Barbara, 1944-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Amistad paperback edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Amistad, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xv, 284 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
General Note:
Originally published: Skin deep. 1998.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780060958121
Format :
Book

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Material Type
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Status
Frank E. Merriweather Library HD8039.M772 U58 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Black History Non-Circ
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Summary

From Ophelia DeVore in the 1940's and today's Tyra Banks, Grace Jones, and Naomi Campbell, Black and Beautiful highlights more than sixty years of the Black fashion model's triumphs and struggles. Barbara Summers, a Ford Model for seventeen years, interviewed dozens of models and selected more than 250 photos for this landmark publication. Celebrating the strength and style of these fascinating women and their groundbreaking careers, this book is a gorgeous tribute to the beauty of Black women everywhere.


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