by Tyler Moselle
Originally published: March 2017
25-year-old Vogue—owned by media behemoth Condé Nast—released their March 2017 cover featuring “the modern American woman” to unrelenting backlash.
Backstage beauty reflected a bare minimum of diversity.
New York Times writer Evette Dionne pithily tweeted, “Vogue is ‘democratizing fashion’ by not including a single woman darker than a paper bag in an ‘inclusive’ spread.”