Watch: Africa’s First Albino Model Shares Her Truly Inspiring Story On CNN African Voices

CNN African Voices presents you Africa’s first albino model…


It’s well known the fashion industry is one of the toughest to break into. To conform to the traditional stereotype of a model you need to be skinny, stunning and have legs that go on forever, right?

Try telling that to Refilwe Modiselle — she’s breaking all the rules while sashaying down the catwalk as Africa’s first albino model.

“I was being tenacious and saying ‘no, wait a minute. This is a different representation of what African beauty is,'” Modiselle tells CNN.

“You’re told that a black child should be brown-skinned, but what do you then call a girl like myself?”

Watch the videos for her inspiring story.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


Credit: CNN

Photo Credit: Mail Online 


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