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Tyra Banks Predicts Women in the Future Will Look Like Beyonce and Rihanna

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Tyra Banks is a beauty authority, so much so that the finance-driven Wall Street Journal recently published her op-ed piece on ten beauty predictions…in an age of robots and avatars. Banks foresees a future of “vending machine” beauty, where people can choose their own hair...

Tyra Banks Is Getting A New Day-Time Talk Show

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Tyra Banks is returning to television with a new talk show. The host of America’s Next Top Model announced the news on Instagram. The yet-to-be-named Disney-ABC daytime show will debut in 2015 and according to Deadline.com will “have the model-producer-TV personality leading a team of lifestyle experts...

Tyra Banks and VH1 Team Up For New Transgender Docuseries

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VH1 and America’s Next Top Model Tyra Banks are collaborating on the new docuseries TransAmerica. The eight-episode series takes an earnest look at a group of five millennial Chicago women – who all happen to be transgender – living, loving, and building their careers. The...

Tyra Banks Praises Sports Illustrated For Putting A Black Woman On The Cover

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In 1996, Tyra Banks posed alongside Valeria Mazza making her the first black model on a Sports Illustrated cover.  A year later, Tyra Banks became the first black model to receive a solo cover. Her polka dot bikini was one of the highest selling covers ever, but it...

Tyra Banks Models In “Whiteface” & It’s Not The Same As Blackface…Or Is It?

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We all know what happens when you see a white person in blackface.  It’s offensive as all fuck because there’s always some historical or negative stereotype that comes along with it. There’s the common consensus that it’s just not appropriate. Ever. But what if a...