Mahogany

USA | 1975 |109 min | PG


Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world’s top designers.

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Struggling Chicago fashion design student Tracy Chambers (Diana Ross) goes from rags to riches when a chance meeting with hotshot fashion photographer Sean (Anthony Perkins) in the department store where she works leads to life as a supermodel. Tracy’s overnight success and strong ambitions bring her professional success as a designer, but it may destroy her relationship with social activist Brian (Billy Dee Williams), as well as her respect in the fashion world.

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Director: Berry Gordy
Cast: Diana Ross, Anthony Perkins and Billy Dee Williams


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With host Nathalie Atkinson and guest Suzanne Boyd, editor-in-chief of Zoomer, in conversation about Diana Ross, divas, and the racial politics of fashion


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