Black models are finding more ways to work as the industry scouts girls that look like Sasha and Malia Obama. With the girls in high demand magazines from Glamour to Harper's Bazaar have cast beautiful black girls that resemble America’s First Daughters. By Qianna Smith
First Daughters Sasha, 7, and Malia, 10, Obama have sent modeling agencies into a frenzy with clients demanding child models that resemble the adorable pair. With advertising agencies eager to capitalize on the fascination of America’s new First Family, the girls have sparked a new interest in Black beauty. Now, more than ever, advertisers are projecting positive African-American images. ESSENCE.com explores how the Obama Effect is diversifying mainstream media.
By Qianna Smith
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