The lack of diversity on fashion runways is nothing new and is a direct result from the lack of change from within the fashion industry. Key designers and casting directors need to start getting called out for not including models of colour in their shows. It's time for a change to finally be made and for those in power to take a stand.
“We have a president and a first lady who are black . . . You would think things have changed, and then you realize that they have not. In fact, things have gone backward . . . It feels to me like the times need a real hard line drawn like in the 1960s, by saying if you don’t use black models, then we boycott." - Iman
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