How many of these black models' names do you know?


There are a lot of black models working today. More so than ever. But we know very few of their names.


Unfortunately, rising to the top remains difficult as the industry still predominantly chooses white models over black models when it comes to the runway, in ad campaigns and on the covers of magazines.

We want to see more diversity in fashion and beauty visuals, here are 30 models who are absolutely worthy:

Adwoa Aboah

Wallette Watson

"We should all be feminists" @dior ?? @deiondsmith

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Tami Williams

Ajuma Nasanyana

NEW WORK Photography By @stefanomorovanwyk Model @ajuma_nasanyana Make-up by @tinahoffmann000 @ @oneleague_agency @afi_sa

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Mélodie Vaxelaire

Naturel hair & make up today by @tylerlaswell ????‍?? & @cyndlekomarovski ????

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Binx Walton and Selena Forrest

Lineisy Montero

Mayowa Nicholas

Randa Lelale

Noémie Abigaïl


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Ajak Deng

Winnie Harlow

Qiniso Van Damme

Amilna Estevao 

Jasmine Sanders

Alanna Arrington

so happy to be home

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Yasmin Wijnaldum

Herieth Paul

On set with @maybelline today ?? #onset???? #maybellinegirl

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Ysaunny Brito

Maria Borges

Suns out, bikes out. ?? #bikingday Obrigada pela linda mochila @wankiamy

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Mame Camara

Richie Beras

Polaroids from IMG London. #IMG Thanks a lot.

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Austria Ulloa


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Imaan Hammam

In Love with my new VOGUE Spain Cover!! Such an amazing team thank you for having me @voguespain ?

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Hiandra Martinez

Jourdana Phillips

i took a selfie today and I thought you should know

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Damaris Goddrie

Samile Bermannelli


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Jimmy licking madly cause Cavalli ???? #cavalligirl

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Images: Getty

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