I Dreamt Of Buying My Wedding Gown For Years, But A Racist Spoiled My Experience

Because she could

Photo by Gift Habeshaw on Unsplash

I was 9 years old the first time I saw the Pronuptia wedding gown store in Geneva, Switzerland. I remember staring at the windows in awe, admiring the slim white mannequins in their exquisitely styled wedding gowns. At the time, in the early 1980s, Black mannequins did not exist — at least not in…

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