The late Playboy chief Hugh Hefner made no bones about his preference for white, blond women. That said, Hefner and his magazine were an important platform for the civil rights movement and gave far more prominence to people of color than some of Playboy 's peers. Martin Luther King Jr. The magazine also had its first solo black cover star—African-American model Darine Stern, who was featured on the cover of the October issue— three years before America's Vogue magazine did the same. And six years before Stern's appearance, Playboy featured its first black playmate, Jennifer Jackson.
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As part of that mission, we are recognizing 50 female guitarists who have made—or who are making—tremendous contributions to guitarcraft and guitar culture. These discussions are always fraught with danger. Favorites get left out. Readers get cranky. And yet, arguing with the editors over their choices is part of the fun, and we all learn even more valuable information from the shared discourse.
In theaters now, it's the kind of gripping music doc that could inspire girls and boys everywhere to ditch Guitar Hero for a real Stratocaster. And yet, as good as it is, we couldn't help but think, Why no female guitarist in the bunch? Could be that since the electric guitar's popularity blossomed in the mid-twentieth century, collective wisdom has suggested that great female guitarists simply don't exist. Only two women, Joni Mitchell and Joan Jett, were honored.