Adut Akech Fuming After Australian Magazine Gets its Black Models Wrong


South Sudanese-Australian model Adut Akech is fuming after Australia’s WHO Magazine used the photo of model Flavia Lazarus for an interview with Akech.

Akech said she felt “angry” and “disrespected” and says the incident shows the country has “got to do better” in its treatment of refugees.

Akech said in a statement on her Instagram account; “Not only do I personally feel insulted and disrespected but I feel like my entire race has been disrespected too and it is why I feel it is important that I address this issue. Whoever did this clearly thought that was me in that picture and that’s not okay.” “This would’ve not happened to a white model”, she added…readmore

Source: All Africa


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