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14Apr/15

Lack of blacks on Brazil’s catwalks prompts protest

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Afro-Brazilian women dance as they present outfits during a demonstration against discrimination of Afro-Brazilian models in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil

The Sao Paulo state prosecutor’s office has threatened legal action against the SPFW’s organizers unless they increase the number of black models.
In the last SPFW, in January, just eight of the 344 models were black.

SOURCE: AFP/Mauricio Lima