Prada Settles With NYC Over Blackface Backlash

February 21, 2020

...It was Chinyere Ezie, a civil rights lawyer who first posted pictures of the blackface figurines from what Prada called its “Pradamalia'' line. After a massive social media upheaval, they pulled the items from its shelves and created a “diversity council” that includes sculptor Theaster Gates and filmmaker Ava DuVernay. There were no black employees working at Prada headquarters at all during the time of the Pradamalia incident, according to The New York Times. ...

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February 21, 2020