Here’s some startling information that might help you consider supporting local and/or independent businesses next time you shop for food and personal care products. Clever marketing tactics give the illusion of choice but really, it’s just big business at work.
Since Fashion Week just kicked of in NYC this week, here’s a stat for you to chew on. According to a 2008 survey about models in New York Fashion Week, the split was 6% black, 6% asian, 1% latina and 87% white. Models of color have terrible odds when it comes to landing jobs in the fashion industry and more and more people as asking why they are so unfairly underrepresented.