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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

14Mar/15

Celebrities walk the red carpet at AmfAR gala in Hong Kong

International and local celebrities walk the red carpet in Hong Kong at the inaugural gala for the Foundation for AIDS research.

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