Vogue’s “Washed Out” Kamala Harris Cover Draws Controversy
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Kamala Harris just landed her first Vogue cover and the World-wide-web is mostly sad with the way she is portrayed.
The Democratic senator, who is set to be inaugurated on Jan. 20 as the first lady, to start with Black American and first Asian American to suppose the task of Vice President, appears on the deal with of the elite fashion magazine’s February 2021 problem wearing a black blazer, white best, black trousers, as nicely as two of her signature looks—Converse sneakers and a string of pearls. She is standing amid a inexperienced backdrop draped with pink satin fabric—a nod to her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.
A image of this go over was leaked on-line Saturday, Jan. 9, and later verified to be authentic by Vogue. The image drew much criticism on social media. Vogue has not tackled the backlash regardless of E!’s request for comment.
“Kamala Harris is about as mild skinned as females of color appear and Vogue nevertheless f–ked up her lights,” tweeted one particular person. “WTF is this washed out mess of a include?
A further person wrote that the image “is washed out, inadequately lit, stagnant, junk. How could you do such a disservice to a vibrant, wonderful girl? Shameful.”