Dead White Man’s Clothes: Prince Gyasi

Photographs by Prince Gyasi

In Accra, Ghana, imported second-hand clothing—or “dead white man’s clothes”—represents a massive industry with complex environmental, social, and economic implications.

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Accra, Ghana

This article appears in Volume 02: Latitude of Atmos.

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Dead White Man’s Clothes: Prince Gyasi

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