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5 Black Women Speak Out About Dove's 'Racist' Facebook Advert

'It showed a vast ignorance of a history in which blackness has been linked to dirtiness.'

09/10/2017 18:14 BST | Updated 10/10/2017 11:35 BST

Following Dove’s apology over its Facebook advert, deemed ‘racist’ by many, we spoke to five black women to hear how the firm’s campaign personally affected them.

With thanks to Mandy Woyo, Elizabeth Dale, Zainab Alejo, Amel Mukhtar and Janay Marie Myers-Davis