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Angolan Supermodel Maria Borges Is The First African Woman On “Elle” Magazine Cover This Century

Angolan-born supermodel Maria Borges is the first African woman to front an issue of Elle USA since November 1997, when Sudanese model Alex Wek was on the cover.  Alek Wek was the very first black woman on Elles front cover.


Maria wrote on her Twitter page: “Honored to be the First African Woman of the Century to be on the cover of [Elle USA]. Thank you everyone for your support.”


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