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Elliana Placas

  1. backlash
    Robin Givhan Thinks Essence’s New White Fashion Director Shows the Magazine ‘Isn’t Just About Black Women’“Black women aren’t ‘special.’ They are individuals and they are universal.”
  2. the most important month of the year
    Essence Has Three September Cover GirlsThe 40th-anniversary issue also marks the start of Elliana Placas’s fashion reign.
  3. backlash
    The Essence Controversy Is More Than Skin-DeepThis isn’t the first time a white editor has worked for a black publication. So what’s all the fuss about?
  4. backlash
    Essence Editor Wonders Why Hiring a White Fashion Director Sparks More Outrage Than So Many Other Issues“When we reported on the increase in sex trafficking of young black girls in urban communities? Silence.”
  5. backlash
    Essence Hires a White Fashion Director, Backlash EnsuesEllianna Placas set to take the fashion reins amid roiling controversy.