10 Inspirational African American Models

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013

dorothea-towlesDorothea Towles
Dorothea Towles was the first top black model to work in Paris. As a teen, she modeled exclusively for black magazines stateside—but during a two-month vacation to Paris in 1949, she was discovered by Christian Dior, and embarked on a wildly successful career as one of the most celebrated models in Europe.

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