BLACK IS 10 Minute Break: The Essence New Hire

KC and the BI family discuss the hiring of Essence Magazine’s new Fashion Director, Elliana Placas. Guest commentators for this show are BI contributors, Je Lewis and Shaina Michelle with special guest Tash Moseley, talent manager and film producer.

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One Comment on "BLACK IS 10 Minute Break: The Essence New Hire"

  1. Nika Apr 23, 2011 · 6:53 pm

    I’m not agreeing or disagreeing with the following thought and thats partly b/c I dont read alot of magazines. But i think black mags are going to soon try and gain readership from all people one day. Their getting in-line with other mags. IF Vogue, bazzar and designers are receiving pressure to include minorities in ads and they are making progress with this—black mags have the pressure to also be inclusive, sort of of a practice what you preach type thing. Getting a white person on staff is [one] step towards, we are all “one” in fashion or “everybody is beautiful” idea.

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