Black models are not just struggling in the United States — they're not getting any work in the UK, either. A summit to discuss the culture of "blatant" racism in the modeling industry will take place in London next year, reports The Independent. Dee Doocey, a former managing director of an international fashion company, is organizing the meeting. "I can't remember being sent a model who wasn't white," says Doocey. "I don't know if it's racism, or just the fashion industry languishing in the doldrums, but it needs to change. Agencies only seem interested in leggy white blonde girls."
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