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Beautiful Black Model Recreates Ads Starring White Models and Kills It!

What happens when you’re a obviously stunning model who’s turned away from agencies that have “enough” Black faces already?

You take matters into your own hands, that’s what.

That was the case for model Deddeh Howard who created a breathtaking series called ‘Black Mirror’ with photographer Raffael Dickreuter. The pair reworked (and nailed) some of the most recognizable designer campaigns that originally featured white models, reports The Daily Mail.

#blackmirror #diversity @secretofdd special thanks to @kiwiindianmotorcycles

A photo posted by Raffael Dickreuter (@raffaelphoto_com) on


With each image, the Liberia-born, Los Angeles-based model explains her mission and calls out the industry for perpetuating the idea that 2-5 Black models per agency can represent us all.

To say that we’re here for this strong stance on the continued lack of diversity in the fashion industry would be an understatement. Deddeh is not only fabulous but she proves that models of color are more than capable of delivering and deserve to be seen, represented and celebrated.


We have a feeling that it won’t be long before several agencies are knocking on Deddeh’s door. She killed it!
source: essence.com

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