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AND WHY IT MATTERS
The South African chapter of the Salvation Army has co-opted “the black and blue” or “white and gold” debate that consumed the WiFi-ed world last week to deliver a potent message about the invisibility of the epidemic of violence against women.
The image, which was posted to the Salvation Army’s South African Twitter account, features a heavily bruised woman wearing an indisputably white and gold version of “The Dress”, overlayed with the words: “Why is it so hard to see black and blue?”
It continues: “The only illusion is if you think it was her choice.”