Magazine Covers in Black and White

Friday, November 22, 2002

Next time you’re at the newsstand, take a look for a minority cover girl. Chances are, you won’t find one. According to a New York Times study, people of color are substantially underrepresented on most magazine covers. When Halle Berry appeared on the cover of Cosmopolitan, she was only the fifth black woman ever to show up there, and the first since Naomi Campbell in 1990. Bob speaks with Times reporter David Carr about the absence of non-white faces on magazine covers.

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