Pop’ Africana Editor, Vogue Italia Make Amends

Photo: Pop' Africana

The dust-up between Pop’ Africana and Vogue Italia has been settled. Editor Oroma Elewa posted an update on her blog:

Thank you for bringing the credit error on Vogue.it to my attention.
I’m thankful that you see these small details and that Pop’Africana has this much support. Please understand that these types of errors are bound to happen in publishing and do not reflect racist views on part of the magazine.

Vogue Italia has made a correction to the article.
Vogue Italia is part of my fashion family. The magazine supports my work and I, of them in promoting a positive black image.

The full post is here.

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