Rebuilding Foundations

An exploration of international development work in Africa

The Truth About Using a White Girl in the ‘African Queen’ Fashion Shoot

Since Africa is a continent whose history involves being plundered and colonized by Europeans, since African people were literally stolen from their homes and forced into slavery, then yes, having the words “African Queen” accompanying a 16-year-old white girl wearing headdresses and patterns is offensive.

http://jezebel.com/5987856/the-truth-about-using-a-white-girl-in-an-african-queen-fashion-shoot?tag=mag-hag

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