Many people have the misconception that models have it easy because all they are required to do is sit there and look pretty. As we've come to learn, models are more than that. Many are college educated and have taken the opportunity to sit in front of a camera to build their own fortunes. Such is the case with a multitude of black supermodels. Chanel Iman and Sessilee Lopez are the model industry's reigning black queens because they were taught how to maximize their potential by the black models who came before them. Check out the shoulders of giants on which Chanel Iman and Sessilee Lopez are standing on.

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