Vogue accused of ‘whitewashing’ Kamala Harris

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Vogue Magazine has been accused of “whitewashing” photos of its February cover star Kamala Harris after it took to Twitter to share the pictures. In the tweet, the publication posted two contrasting photos of the US vice-president-elect, one of which, a full-length shot with a glossy, pink drape, drew criticism. According to users, the cover seems like a half-hearted attempt at portraying America’s first female vice president. “Kamala Harris is about as light skinned as women of color come and Vogue still [expletive] up her lighting,” one wrote. “Vogue. Not only did you choose to disrespect VP Elect Harris you picked a much worse picture. That photo with the pink and green is a mess. You had an opportunity to lift Kamala up and instead knocked her down.