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Black ‘Miss Japan’ Is Using Her Fame To Fight Racism

AFRICANGLOBE - Ariana Miyamoto entered the Miss Universe Japan beauty contest after a mixed-race friend committed suicide. And she endured abuse after winning the crown because of her skin colour. Far from being put off by the backlash, Miyamoto resolved to use her new-found fame to help fight racial prejudice -- in much the same way British supermodel Naomi Campbell broke down cultural barriers in the fashion industry a generation ago.

Corporate Media Attempts To Hide Cuba’s Role In The Liberation Of...

AFRICANGLOBE - While Britain's Margaret Thatcher was branding Nelson Mandela a terrorist and selling arms to the White apartheid regime, Communist Cuba took up arms against it. While Britain was strutting the world stage, throwing around high-minded accusations about human rights, Cuban volunteers were dying in Angola fighting the racist regime.

Kenyan Model the New Face of Prada

AFRICANGLOBE - 19 year old Kenyan born Malaika Firth is the new face of Prada Autumn/Winter 2013. Why is this huge? You may ask. This is very huge considering the fashion house prefers to book white models.

Hunger in Europe: Naomi Campbell Mugged in Paris, Suffers Torn Ligament

AFRICANGLOBE - Naomi Campbell suffered a torn ligament while being mugged during a stay in France last year. On the night of Nov. 21 Campbell was attacked by a pair of men riding on a motorbike as she tried to get into a taxi in Paris’s Marais district.