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"Fashion is very black and white. It doesn't pay attention to heritage much. They don't see me as a Dominican girl. They just see the color of my skin…


It can be hard, because it's your heritage and you want to be appreciated for it, but it's just modeling, so I don't let it get to me." — Sessilee Lopez. [Latina]


Being brown seems to negate heritage.

You're just black...or you're African American. A cultural description that I don't subscribe to.