Award-winning actor Mahershala Ali is the face of the latest issue of GQ magazine.
And trailblazing model Halima Aden graces the cover of Allure's July 2017 issue.
Ali and Aden are being celebrated by both publications as pinnacles of American success.
GQ chose to honor Ali with the magazine's "American issue," according to GQ writer, Mark Anthony Green.
Allure, meanwhile, deemed Aden the "destroyer of stereotypes" and proclaimed her front cover look — a head scarf, with everything red, white, and blue — as "American beauty" at its finest.