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This Organization Made History for Black Talent in the Fashion Industry

The National Association of Black Fashion and Accessories Designers was the first of its kind to combat nepotism among White gatekeepers

Women and Mary Mcleod Bethune (co-founder of the New York chapter of NAFAD). Photo: Afro Newspaper/Gado/Getty

BBeing Black in fashion is often boiled down to two words: access and opportunity. The luxury fashion landscape has…

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