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Protesters are outraged at the lack of Afro-Brazilian and Black models in this year’s São Paulo fashion week.

“We cannot accept the world of fashion insisting on being a stronghold for the Eurocentric,” said Frei Davi Santos, the Brazilian race campaigner behind the protests.

The protesters are calling for a 20% quota of Black models, to help show the true depiction of Brazilian beauty, rather than the Eurocentric one depicted on catwalks across the globe.

Read the full story on the Guardian.

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