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Lady Sara Lou Carter : July 4, 1923 – December 16, 2016

Saturday, December 31, 2016  – http://www.guyanagraphic.com
LADY SARA LOU CARTER, JULY 4, 1923 – DECEMBER 16, 2016 
Sara-Lou Carter on the cover of Hue MagazineSara-Lou Carter on the cover of Jet Magazine
Sara-Lou Carter on the cover of Jet MagazineSara-Lou Carter in 2003
 On Friday, December 16, 2016, Lady Sara Lou Carter of Bethesda, Maryland, died peacefully at the age of 93.

Carter was born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina on July 4, 1923, to James and Esther Harris. After graduating from Bennett College in North Carolina, she taught for a year before moving to New York, where she became a high fashion model breaking many racial barriers and paving the way for women of color that walked the runway after her.    Continue reading