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Prada Mounts Diversity Council as Brands Face Blackface Backlash

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Prada is mounting an advisory group on diversity as more European fashion brands come under fire from consumers for products and marketing seen as racially insensitive. Two African-American artists—sculptor Theaster Gates and filmmaker Ava DuVernay—will chair a group whose role will be to “elevate voices of color” and “advise the company as it invests in…

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