Comments for: Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell, pioneering modeling agent, dies at 92

Posted March 18, 2014, at 5:01 p.m.

Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell, a modeling agent and charm coach who was credited with broadening the American aesthetic decades before civil rights activists proclaimed that black is beautiful, died Feb. 28 at a hospice in New York City. She was 92. The cause was complications from a stroke, said a son, James …

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