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White fashion editor Ellianna Placas fired from Essence magazine

Angela Burt Murray, Editor-in-Chief, Ellianna Placas, Essence, Essence Magazine, Fashion Director, Living, Race, Style, Women's magazine -

White fashion editor Ellianna Placas fired from Essence magazine

Essence magazine recently fired their first ever white fashion director Ellianna Placas. Placas has faced scrutiny since her July 2010 appointment by the magazine’s former editor-in-chief Angela Burt-Murray. The Huffington Post reports:

Ellianna Placas, Essence magazine’s fashion director, has been fired according to the New York Post.

Placas was hired in July 2010 by the magazine’s former editor-in-chief Angela Burt-Murray and her tenure was mired in controversy from the start. The decision to place Placas, who is white in a key editorial role at the black women’s magazine, was unpopular with Essence’s loyal readers.

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