WATCH: Tyra Banks Talks ‘Modelland’ and Moving Beyond the Doubters

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Super businesswoman Tyra Banks (Getty)

In an interview with Black Enterprise correspondent Deven Clarke, Tyra Banks—former supermodel, Emmy-winning talk show host, creator of America’s Next Top Model (in its 18th season) and founder of web site —talks about her latest accomplishment, her New York Times best-selling novel, Modelland.

Tyra shares details of the five-year process she went through in writing the book, how the fantasy fiction novel was inspired by her own life, and how, no matter the haters, she encourages young people to keep moving forward with their dreams.

Video by Deven Clarke; edited by Melissa Johnson