INTERVIEW: ACTIVIST AND MODEL TICO ARMAND
SHARES HER POWERFUL STORY
Meet Tico Armand, her story is one of great joy and great pain, struggles, self-acceptance, identity, abuse, trauma. Haitian activist and model Tico Armand exposes her truth. From being a baby born into poverty in Haiti, to her move to Brooklyn as a young girl and the adversities she’s had to endure, her experiences filled her with the strength and the motivation to succeed. She is now an accomplished model who has graced the pages of various magazines, and runways across the globe.
During her interview with Afropunk, when asked if she had Any words of advice for any young, black women wanting to break into the modeling world?
Her response: My words of encouragement to my beautiful black sisters are never compromise your worth and be true to who you are. When you don’t give into the world, the world have no choice but to give into and unto YOU!
To read the full interview by Ayara Pommells