Prêt-À-Poundo: Modern Blackface And The Fashion Industry

This is a piece highlighting the fashion industry's behavior on dark-skinned people and the impacts of it.

We must talk about the discrimination underlying our dear fashion industry.  It's not unusual in the fashion industry to see very young models setting standards of attractiveness for older women. It's also normal to witness the use of extremely skinny models, male or female, while the debate continues in the media regarding the harmful messages about appearance that fashion spreads to the world. It's also easy to realize that African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and other racially diverse models are seriously under-represented across the industry.

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