Bethann Hardison: "When I started to model, I was so odd-looking; I really looked like a skinny black boy—I had a short Afro, I didn't wear makeup—and believe you me, I got rejected a lot. But I was brought up to believe in myself.
Racism on the Runway: How Bethann Hardison's Diversity Coalition Is Changing Fashion
Racism on the Runway: How Bethann Hardison’s Diversity Coalition Is Changing Fashion.I feel like the industry is backsliding on this issue. Minorities are even less represented today than they were in the past.