Covers In Color: Kerry Washington Covers Elle + See How More Black Women Are Lighting Up The Newstands

EllekerryIntroducing “Covers in Color,” a luminous round-up of the best and brightest entertainers and influencers of color that grace the covers of your favorite magazines.

Fresh off of fashion month and only a few months into the year, 2016 is proving to be takeover time for many of your favorite established and up-and-coming women of color. Major publications such as Vogue, W, and InStyle are embracing these women in the grandest of ways, even enhancing and celebrating them in their natural states. From Beyoncé to Zendaya, find these colorful covers filled with stand out high fashion moments below.

Most recently, ELLE revealed it’s April 2016 cover which features Kerry Washington.  The prime time starlet talked about her role in Scandal, motherhood, and playing attorney and academic Anita Hill for an upcoming HBO biopic, which she is executive producing.

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“This moment was so important because it created a language around women being able to protect themselves. The behavior that Anita Hill described was going on in a lot of offices throughout the country, and most people didn’t think they were doing anything wrong,” she told ELLE on playing Anita Hill.

Check out more covers featuring amazing women of color below!

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Lupita Nyong’o – InStyle, April 2016

 

Cirpriana and TK Quann -TimeOut New York, March 9th- March 15th Edition
Cirpriana and TK Quann -TimeOut New York, March 9th- March 15th Edition

 

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Jourdan Dunn -Vogue Brasil, February 2016

 

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Aya Jones – Vogue Spain, March 2016

 

Beyoncé – Garage Magazine, March 2016
Beyoncé – Garage Magazine, March 2016
Rihanna – Vogue UK, April 2016
Rihanna – Vogue UK, April 2016
Zendaya and Willow Smith – W Magazine, April 2016
Zendaya and Willow Smith – W Magazine, April 2016

 

 

Alexa Palacios
Alexa Palacios

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Alexa Palacios is a Los Angeles-bred, New York-based fashion, lifestyle and culture journalist. From a young age, her fashion point of view was inspired by her mother, grandmother, and the plethora of beauty she was surrounded by in Los Angeles. She's found her purpose in telling others' stories and can be found consistently talking about the latest in fashion news and Beyoncé on Instagram @IDressThereforeIAm.

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