Monday, January 30, 2023

#Racism- Ashley Graham’s Black Husband Was Spat On While On A Vacation To Italy

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American model, Ashley Graham has revealed that her husband was treated with scorn due to his skin color in Italy. The 31-year-old celebrity who is married to a videographer, Justin Ervin revealed they were having a romantic holiday in a small village of Blevio where they stayed at the stunning Casta Diva hotel. She added that while they were vacationing, a man spat on him just because he is black. Graham shared this with Allure magazine as she went on to add that: “I see what my husband has to go through every day. We had gone to Italy, and a man spat on him. It’s heartbreaking. “It can make you really angry. But it’s like, how are you going to change that anger into a teachable moment?” Graham who has been open with their struggles as an interracial couple said in her 2017 memoir, “A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like” that her family initially didn’t accept Justin, a videographer, because of his race making their early days of dating challenges. She added that: “I naively hoped everyone would be colourblind. I brought Justin home to Nebraska. Now, I should probably mention that Justin is black, and that I didn’t grow up around many black people. The sum total of what I learned about African American culture in school was Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Underground Railroad. This was more than my mom knew; she didn’t even see a black person in real life until she was 18 years old.”Photo Credit: Getty

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