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Supa

I see ya, chica! Go Obama!

Nichelle

What's happenin' Supa!

ElleB

I've been following your blogs for a while and I don't know if I have commented yet, but I just wanted to drop in and say HELLO! and let you know that I am a fan! Keep writing. I'm a college student toying with the notion, (very seriously) of switching over to journalism.

Nichelle

Hello right back atcha ElleB! Thanks for following my blogs and best of luck if you decide to go into journalism.

Whatever you do, make sure you really want to do it and you'll be fine.

Sangindiva

Well I am proud to say I LOVE the new site!! I am on information overload with all of the info you give us-but KEEP IT UP!
I love it! I also love how you give Obama info... He's the greatest! Luv ya girlie :)

James B.

Nice new look. I like it!

So much to comment on, but so I don't ramble, I'll just say I'm a huge fan of J. Hudson. She deserves all the accolades she's getting and some. Can't wait till she wins that Oscar.

Sous

You forgot several. There was a black model who appeared on Vogue in the late 60's (her hand covering her face), Beverly Johnson, another Naomi cover (dressed in Chanel with short hair,) two Kara Young covers, Shari Belafonte and at least two other that I can't recall.

Nichelle

Hi Sous - thanks for stopping by.

Actually, I didn't forget any within the context of this post. If you'll note, I said since 1993 only five black women have appeared on the cover of American Vogue. Shari, Kara Young and Naomi's 1989 Vogue cover were all in the 1980s.

And, the 1960s model you are referring to (with her hand over her face) was the late Donyale Luna. She was on the cover of British Vogue in 1966. British Vogue covers don't make history in America. Beverly Johnson made history by becoming the first black model to grace the cover of American Vogue in August 1974. There is a big difference between US and foreign covers, hence, Beverly Johnson became a big star and was celebrated as a first and not Donyale Luna.

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