“Think as I think,” said a man, “or you are abominably wicked; you are a toad.” And after I thought of it, I said, “I will, then, be a toad.” ― Stephen Crane
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
I thought she was black...
"Black U.K. beauty magazine accidentally put a white model on its cover. Apologies followed."
Emily Bador is a white woman. She is not, therefore, a black woman. Normally, that wouldn’t be news worth reporting, mostly because it isn’t news.
But her race came into play recently because of the new cover of Blackhair magazine, a British glossy that bills itself as “an international bi-monthly magazine for the style conscious black woman. Packed with 100’s of hair inspirations, fashion, lifestyle and celebrity interviews, we are one of the leading publications for women of colour in Europe.”
The magazine, which generally if not always features black or mixed-race models, used her photograph for the cover of its December/January issue. The editors have admitted they didn’t know she was white.
More at this link : https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/11/23/black-u-k-beauty-magazine-accidentally-put-a-white-model-on-its-cover-apologies-followed/