Jourdan Dunn, Chanel Iman Call Out Modeling Industry for Being Racist:
That the fashion industry, and particularly the modeling industry, is prejudice is not a question. That the industry is improving, however, is up for debate.
One might look at the black models who have ascended the ranks recently–girls like Jourdan Dunn, Chanel Iman, Joan Smalls–and say that the industry is moving towards a more diverse beauty standard. But the truth is that even those models, icons in the making, have had to struggle against racism and prejudice throughout their careers–something that Dunn opened up about to Net-a-Porter’s The Edit magazine, which she covers this week.
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