Beverly Johnson’s Message for Vogue’s Anna Wintour

Beverly Johnson made history as the first Black supermodel to grace the cover of “Vogue” in the 1970s, and went on to write “The Face That Changed It All: A Memoir.”

Now, she is fighting for equality and representation in the fashion industry, and recently penned a powerful op-ed about racism for the Washington Post.

“Extra’s” Cheslie Kryst caught up with Beverly, who said she was prompted to write her op-ed after Vogue’s Anna Wintour sent an internal email to apologize for not doing more to elevate Black voices and for publishing items that were racially and culturally “hurtful or intolerant.”

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