Style maven Bee Diamondhead gives racism a dressing down

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Style maven Bee Diamondhead gives racism a dressing down

The stylist has taken to social media to tackle race issues in the fashion and entertainment industries

Thango Ntwasa

With racial tensions at fever pitch around the globe, the Black Lives Matter protests in the US have created a watershed moment for conversations around race in different industries. Fuelled by the movement and messages for George Floyd, Bee Diamondhead took a stance by sharing her own experiences.

“It made me think of my own racial experiences and I felt rage and anger because I was seeing messages from white people who I know that have made me feel small, that have benefited from systematic racism and continue to benefit from it, people who perform micro-aggressions towards me and other black or brown people,” said Diamondhead.

“I’ve had clients and producers that will only liaise with my white assistant because they think my white assistant does all the work and I’m there for clout,” Diamondhead shared in a post...

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