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Naomi Campbell checks interviewer while advocating for more models of color

TweetNaomi Campbell has become notoriously known for her episodes of violence. Specifically, she has been charged with assault 3 different times for hitting or throwing her phone (obviously this was before cell phone market values were $600) at assistants and her housekeeper. It’s safe to say that sometimes she doesn’t handle her anger well. However, [...]
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BET shades blogger B. Scott’s gender presentation

Tweet I stopped watching BET a long time ago (seriously, when I gave them up for good AJ & Free were still hosting 106 & Park). After hearing about B. Scott’s experience as the selected host of the BET Awards pre-show, I was validated, again. According to Scott: “BET reached out to me to be [...]
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Fat Girls are still being ignored by fashion companies

Tweet Last week fashion columnist Christina Binkley made a video that appeared on the Wall Street Journal. She had some very telling things to say about plus sized clothing being positioned on the margins of the fashion industry. “’Young fashion lovers have been demanding at an almost revolutionary pace, they have been screaming, “We want [...]
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Quick Hit: Why are runways so white?

TweetSpoiler: the answer is racism. BuzzFeed invited five fashion show casting directors to talk about why almost every model we see walking down the runway are white. Some of their answers, like James Scully’s, won’t make you want to vomit: Scully’s conception of diversity is more meaningful than the common tokenism he calls out, though [...]
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