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Source: The Guradian

Gucci in subdued mood at first show since 'blackface' scandal

Thursday 15:25 GMT

Exaggerated high-waisted trouser silhouettes, double-breasted blazers, colourful trainers and bibbed necklines were details from this collection whose influence will be felt on the high street.

There were harlequin tunics, pantaloons cuffed at the ankle, ruffed Pierrot collars and tears painted on to faces as the new Gucci collection paraded the catwalk. But a clown is never just about merriment, and there were serious issues to be addressed at the show that opened Milan fashion week.

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Source: Fox News

USA Today editor-in-chief admits 'horrible' mistake after she's linked to 'blackface' yearbook

Friday 07:00 GMT

The editor-in-chief of USA Today apologized Wednesday after the Arizona newspaper she used to manage uncovered her past role in publishing a college yearbook that included a photo of people in blackface.

In a Wednesday column, she wrote that she has "championed diversity and inclusion in our newsroom and in our news coverage” and “will continue to have, newsroom conversations about how we can further educate ourselves and our readers about race, history and prejudice, as well as the serious issues facing women, the LGBTQ community and all marginalized groups.”


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte