Model and relative newcomer Ebonee Davis made waves earlier this year after she spoke out about her experiences as a black model in a TED talk. Davis continues to conversation by paying homage to those that paved the way.
Shot by Ricardo Rivera for New York Magazine, she channels Marsha Hunt, Iman, Tina Turner, Nina Simone, Diana Ross, Josephine Baker, Donyale Luna, and Pat Cleveland.
Styling – Lindsay Peoples
Hair – Lacy Redway
Makeup – Samantha Lau for M.A.C. Cosmetics.
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