Heavy on Fashion: Black History Fashion Icon Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell


Hello all my fashion divas and gurus! In celebration of Black History, I wanted to showcase some of my Heroes in the fashion, beauty, and tech world! Today I found a great interview by the Visionary project on Youtube of one of my favorite Sheros and Icon Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell!

Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell was was the first African-American model in the United States, was the publisher emeritus of The Columbus Times, and established The Grace Del Marco Agency, a model agency for women of color.

Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell
(August 12, 1922 – February 28, 2014)

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