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“I don’t want to fill a stereotype”

 Z magazine - Netherlands 17 June 2019

Z! Amsterdam meets Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour. They sit down to discuss skin, hair, role models and discrimination. This article takes the form of a conversation between the three women and features a range of photos. (1848 Words) - By Roberto Luis Martins

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Munisha, Demaya and Chelsea, three women from three different continents, who all live in Amsterdam and say they face daily prejudices because of their dark skin colour.Credit: Piet Hermans

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In Amsterdam, hardly any toy stores stock black dolls.Credit: Piet Hermans

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In Amsterdam, hardly any toy stores stock black dolls.Credit: Piet Hermans

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Skin lightening cream.Credit: Piet Hermans


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