“Hollywood” Star Laura Harrier for Porter Magazine

Posted on June 03, 2020

“Hollywood” star Laura Harrier covers the latest issue of Porter magazine photographed by Sonia Szóstak and styled by Danielle Goldberg.



When asked if, as a biracial woman with a large platform, she ever feels frustrated being categorized as a spokesperson or activist, simply for speaking out on subjects she’s passionate about: “Being a black woman is something beautiful and it ties us together in a really special way, but I’ve never wanted to say that my life is the same as anyone else’s,” she says. “I always find it a bit strange when I’m asked what it means to be a black woman in Hollywood. I don’t know what it’s like to be anything other than a black woman in Hollywood! I can tell you what it’s like for me, Laura… I want to be a champion, I want to support us, and I want to be representational for us. There were so few women that I could look at growing up and connect with on screen. If I can do that for some girls, I’m more than happy to and feel like I’ve done my job.”


Style Credits:
Cover: Top by Alaïa | Skirt by Loewe
First Image: Dress by Alexander McQueen | Hair Clip by Sophie Buhai
Second Image: Dress by Simone Rocha | Sandals by Co



[Photo Credit: Sonia Szóstak/Porter Magazine]

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