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Munroe Bergdorf Perform's Maya Angelou's 'Still I Rise'

Munroe Bergdorf Perform's Maya Angelou's 'Still I Rise'

Munroe Bergdorf Perform's Maya Angelou's 'Still I Rise'

Weeks after being fired by L'Oréal Paris, the trans model is rising above censorship & racism.

Transgender model Munroe Bergdorf, who was fired by L'Oreal Paris after speaking out against racism, is not letting industry censorship keep her down. Thanks to vocal support from the queer and Black communities, Bergdorf is rising above L'Oreal's attempt to silence her.

Related | L'Oreal Fires Trans Model Munroe Bergdorf For Speaking Out Against Racism

It's fitting, then, that Dazed tapped Bergdorf to perform Maya Angelou's iconic poem, "Still I Rise," in a short film directed by by Bec Evans and Laura Kirwan-Ashman. Watch, below, as the British model incants one of Angelou's most beloved poems.

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