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One Vogue Cover Doesn't Solve Fashion's Big Race Problem

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02:  Model Jourdan Dunn attends the after party for the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at E
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Jourdan Dunn attends the after party for the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at Earls Court on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

When it was announced that Jourdan Dunn would be the first black model to cover British Vogue in twelve years it made me sad. Not for Dunn who was getting the solo cover she so deserved, but for the fashion industry for continuing its decades of tone deafness towards models and consumers of color.

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