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Dove Posts Pic Showing Black Woman Turning White After Using Their Soap, The Internet Reacts

After receiving backlash online for what many considered an overtly racist campaign, Dove deleted the pictures and posted an apology.

The beauty brand Dove posted a series of images that show a black woman turning white after using their soap. As the ad continues, the white woman then turns into another black woman, which has led to some people saying those who were upset were “overreacting."

After receiving backlash online for what many considered an overtly racist campaign, Dove deleted the pictures and posted an apology.

Still, peeps weren't having it, and started circulating the images and other examples where the brand had shown some hints of racism in their campaign. One was a label on one of the brand's products, which reads, “Nourishing lotion for normal to dark skin."

Below are some reaction tweets to the saga.

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Photo: Courtesy of Saphir Niakadie

Meet Four Women Pushing Ivorian Art Forward Through Photography

These young and emerging female photographers from Côte d'Ivoire are shaking up Abidjan's art scene.

There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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