Chanel Iman says Beyoncé's 'Yoncé' video was breakthrough for fashion industry...

Beyoncé has been quite the feminist this era. Her music video for 'Yoncé' showcased a platform that rivalry between ethnic models can also be a positive thing. Model Chanel Iman recently told The Edit that Beyoncé’s recent music video 'Yoncé', which featured herself alongside fellow models Jourdan Dunn and Joan Smalls, was a breakthrough for the fashion industry.

Her words inside.

Via Yahoo:
"All three of us models are very successful in our careers, but because in the fashion industry ‘there’s only one black girl allowed’, they’ve made us compete to be that one girl. Beyoncé allowed us to show the world that we don’t have to fight against each other. She gave us the chance to see that we are far more powerful together.”
Back in the day, I recall Naomi Campbell and Tyra Banks competing with each other for the top black model title. In fact, they really didn't like each other. I like that Beyoncé’s video can encourage positivity and harmony among ethnic models competing in a ruthlessly competitive field. If only 'Yoncé' was a longer song though.