It’s no secret that certain magazines show no love to brown skin beauties, but it still stings to see such discouraging statistics concerning black women on covers. According to Huffington Post, 82% of the magazines predominantly featuring women in the past year had white women on the cover while only 18% featured black women.
Although Teen Vogue proved to be the most diverse with its black to white women ratio split down the middle, Maxim (the U.S. version) featured ZERO women of color on its cover in the past year. The men’s magazine calls itself the guide to the “hottest women in the world,” but we’ll beg to differ as long as this harrowing trend continues.
Click through for 10 women we think should grace Maxim‘s front page.