Human Shift Paper | Ebonee Davis - A Hair Journey: A conversation between Ebonee Davis and Tremaine Emory

Ebonee Davis is a writer, actor, activist and model, who is not only a champion of representation in fashion but is making her mark by sharing her evolution and inspiring powerful change. In 2016 Ebonee, expressed her first-hand experiences of exclusion and systemic bias in an open letter to the fashion industry published by Harper’s Bazaar. As a result, she was invited to give a TED Talk, which quickly went viral and became a catalyst for many of the on-going changes for diversity within the fashion industry. In her talk, she detailed her experiences as a Black model and emphasized the great responsibility that the fashion industry has, as it not only reflects society’s standard of beauty, but also the current state of our democracy.

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