Racist Fashion Shoot Creates Uproar
Fashion statements on a whole new level.
We often tend to see a lot of pressure from the fashion industry, influencing women to lose weight, and look a certain way. Racism, however, has never really been an issue. Recently, Russian editor Miroslava Duma published a new online magazine, titled "Buro 24/7".
The new magazine featured a photo of Russian editor- in- chief, Dasha Zhukova sitting peacefully on a bench that is held up by a half naked black woman. Essentially, the image showcases Zhukova, sitting tall on top of a colored women.
After receiving hate mail, Duma quickly removed the photo from her Instagram and cropped the colored woman out of the shot in Bruno 24/7. 'This is incredibly racist,' Organizing for Women's Liberation wrote in their tweet on Monday.
Here's how the original shot appeared in Bruno 24/7:
Later, Duma posted an apology on Instagram: