Check out 100 covers that featured Black actors, actresses, models, musicians and more. Talk about the magic of melanin! Yes for diversity in the fashion industry and here’s to even more in 2017.

100 Magazine Covers Featuring Black Excellence In 2016 was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. ESSENCE OCTOBER 2016

ESSENCE OCTOBER 2016

Barack and Michelle Obama.

2. All Hail Her Excellency Michelle Obama #FLOTUS. Beauty. Opinion. Thick Skin. Loud Voice. Woman. @voguemagazine

All Hail Her Excellency Michelle Obama #FLOTUS. Beauty. Opinion. Thick Skin. Loud Voice. Woman. @voguemagazine

Michelle Obama.

3. TIME OUT MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016

TIME OUT MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016

4. SHEEN MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2016

SHEEN MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2016

Mo’Nique.

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Chrisette Michele, Jazmin Sullivan, Danielle Brooks, Gabi Fresh.

6. ELLE FEBRUARY 2016

ELLE FEBRUARY 2016

Viola Davis.

7. ELLE AUGUST 2016

ELLE AUGUST 2016

FKA Twigs.

8. ELLE BRAZIL OCTOBER 2016

ELLE BRAZIL OCTOBER 2016

Jourdan Dunn.

9. ELLE NOVEMBER 2016

ELLE NOVEMBER 2016

Aja Naomi King.

10. TEEN VOGUE FEBRUARY 2016

TEEN VOGUE FEBRUARY 2016

Amandla Stenberg.

11. ELLE NOVEMBER 2016

ELLE NOVEMBER 2016

Lupita Nyong’o.

12. T MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2016

T MAGAZINE OCTOBER 2016

Michelle Obama.

13. VARIETY AUGUST 2016

VARIETY AUGUST 2016

Jaden Smith.

14. ELLE UK SEPTEMBER 2016

ELLE UK SEPTEMBER 2016

Amandla Stenberg.

15. ELLE JULY 2016

ELLE JULY 2016

Leslie Jones.

16. PAPER MAGAZINE SEPT 2016

PAPER MAGAZINE SEPT 2016

Naomi Campbell.

17. ELLE KAZAKHSTAN MAY 2016

ELLE KAZAKHSTAN MAY 2016

Beyonce.

18. ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY SEP 2016

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY SEP 2016

Taraji P. Henson.

19. GARAGE MAGAZINE FALL/WINTER 2016

GARAGE MAGAZINE FALL/WINTER 2016

Willow Smith.

20. IN STYLE APRIL 2016

IN STYLE APRIL 2016

Lupita Nyong’o.

21. VARIETY AUG 2016

VARIETY AUG 2016

Michelle Obama.

22. ADWEEK APRIL 2016

ADWEEK APRIL 2016

Kerry Washington.

23. VARIETY APRIL 2016

VARIETY APRIL 2016

Lupita Nyong’o.

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