Iman, Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks have paved the way for ethnic models in fashion. While fair-skinned models flood the runways, these dark-skinned beauties prove that true beauty and talent transcends. Check out our list of the top black models in fashion!
Sudanese beauty Ajak Deng was born in Tonj, Sudan and moved to northern Kenya as a refugee in 2001. In 2009, she signed with IMG in New York and a year later became one of the faces of multi-cultural brand Benetton. She has graced the runways for top designers such as Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lanvin, Chloé and Valentino. In March 2011, Ajak appeared in a Vogue editorial photographed by the famed Norma Jean Roy.
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