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South Sudanese-Australian model Adut Akech is slamming Australia’s WHO magazine for doing a story on her but using the image of another model.

Clearly, this is another example of people thinking all Black folks look alike.

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The 19-year-old wrote on her Instagram, “Last week @whomagazine (Australia) published a feature article about me. In the interview I spoke about how people view refugees and peoples attitude to colour in general. With the article they published a large photo saying it was me. But it was of another black girl.”

The other model was of Flavia Lazarus, 22, and they look absolutely nothing alike.

See Akech below:

See Lazarus below:

Akech continued, “This has upset me, has made me angry, it has made me feel very disrespected and to me is unacceptable and inexcusable under any circumstances. Not only do I personally feel insulted and disrespected but I feel like my entire race has been disrespected too and it is why I feel it is important that I address this issue. Whoever did this clearly the thought that was me in that picture and that’s not okay.”

She also said, “This  is a big deal because of what I spoke about in my interview. By this happening I feel like it defeated the purpose of what I stand for and spoke about. It goes to show that people are very ignorant and narrowminded that they think every black girl or African people looks the same.

I feel as though this would’ve not happened to a white model.” See the full post below:

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