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Black girl magic in the fashion industry | Ebonee Davis

After being discovered at the age of 18, Ebonee Davis left Seattle for New York City to pursue her modeling dream. In this Ted x Talk, Davis recalls her experiences as a black model in the industry.

Have a look at how she emphasizes that the fashion industry does not only reflect and beauty standards, its a reflection of the current state of our democracy.

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One thought on “Black girl magic in the fashion industry | Ebonee Davis

  1. Powerful talk. I’m struck by the fact that nothing has changed in the last 50 years. There’s always about one or two black models you see all the time. You’d think images would change with the diversity of the country, but, apparently, it’s tightly controlled. Geez.

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