Ruth E. Carter is the award winning costume designer of Black Panther and was photographed for V Magazine’s V129 Spring/Summer Issue as one of their HEROES.
“There was a system in place that was preventing us from being seen,” she says, reflecting on her career. “And this was my opportunity to say no more. I am opening this door, and I am opening it wide. I’m going to let as many Black creatives in as I can.”- Ruth E. Carter