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Eris Baker Talks Embracing Her Own ‘Black Girl Magic’ Through Fashion

This Is Us actress Eris Baker, 13, is phenomenal on-screen, but could the budding star also be ready to take on the fashion world?

During our sit-down with the precocious teenager, Baker shared that she loves expressing her own unique brand of Black Girl Magic through fashion.

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“Sometimes, I want to wear rocker boots with a cool little dress. Other days, I want to be just regular, straight girly-girl and just rock all pink. I just define myself as really different.”

She added, “I love fashion. It’s just a way I can embrace yourself with clothes, and it’s so much fun.”

Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.