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