International model and activist, Ebonee Davis has paid homage to eight black heroes who have contributed immensely to the fashion world in the past and their legacy still fresh in minds of many lovers of the sector.

Ebonee has been very vocal with the treatment and killing of blacks across the states and she has used her influence to speak out on any time she is given the chance to.

In photoshoot with Ricardo Rivera she played imitate Nina Simone, Iman, Tina Turner, Pat Cleverland, Diana Ross, Josephine Baker, Donyale Luna and Masha.

See photos below:



Photographs by Ricardo Rivera

Styling by Lindsay Peoples

Hair by Lacy Redway

Makeup by Samantha Lau for M.A.C. Cosmetics

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  1. […] Davis was born in the United States, but it’s her upbringing and gravitation towards Africa that had led her to start creating a new path. During her visit to Ghana (her country of origin) in 2019, a year that the country celebrated The Year Of Return, she made the much-needed connection with the country. Hence, she teamed up with Essence to work on a shoot at the Arts Center, Accra. Using the Ankara Print, which she developed heightened love for over the years. And returning to the country makes it easier for her to build and bond easily. […]

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