RIHANNA BREAKS A BARRIER | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, August 08, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, August 08, 2018

RIHANNA BREAKS A BARRIER

Singer, actor and beauty mogul Rihanna just made history by becoming the first black woman to land on the cover of British Vogue's prestigious September issue in the publication's entire 102 years of existence. 

It's also the first September issue for black Editor-in-chief Edward Enninful.

Before Enninful became Vogue's editor in 2017, the publication was criticised for lack of diversity. Enninful put feminist activist Adwoa Aboah on the cover of his first British Vogue issue. He also helped produce an all-black issue for Italian Vogue in 2008. Meanwhile, there are also reports of Beyonce hiring African-American photographer Tyler Mitchell for her US Vogue September cover shoot. Is diversity finally in Vogue?

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