Black Glamour Power: The Stars Who Blazed a Trail for Beyoncé and Lupita Nyong'o

Nichelle Gainer knows a thing or two about glamour: She spent most of her career working for magazines like “Woman’s Day,” “GQ,” “Us Weekly,” and “InStyle,” with a focus on celebrity, fashion, and grooming. But her true passion is fiction, so she decided to write a no…

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