michaela angela davis

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Ellianna Placas has been fired after a controversial two year run as fashion director for Essence magazine, reports the New York Post. When Placas was hired in July 2010, the backlash was instant and fierce. Former “Essence” fashion editor and image activist Michaela angela Davis unapologetically tweeted her reaction to the hiring at the time: […]

From Clutchmagonline.com: On Friday evening, cultural critic and writer Michaela angela Davis tweeted: “It is with a heavy heavy heart I have learned that Essence magazine has engaged a white fashion director, this hurts, literally, spiritually.” Michaela’s tweet erupted a series of reactions, re-tweets, and scores of Facebook comments. Responses ranged from shock, disappointment to utter confusion.