Racial Discrimination in fashion world ‘worst since 60s’


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From British daily The Guardian:

Supermodels launch anti-racism protest

· Discrimination in fashion world ‘worst since 60s’
· Monthly rallies planned to put pressure on industry

Ed Pilkington in New York

Saturday September 15, 2007

Several of the world’s top black supermodels, including Naomi Campbell, Iman, Liya Kebede and Tyson Beckford, yesterday launched a campaign against race discrimination in the fashion industry – which they say is at its worst since the 1960s.

About 70 leading models, designers, agents and fashion show producers gathered at a New York hotel in the first of a series of rallies designed to put pressure on the industry to face up to the problem.

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1 thought on “Racial Discrimination in fashion world ‘worst since 60s’

  1. Pingback: Racism in the British fashion industry | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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