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Telfar: Black-owned Fashion Brand Wins Design Award For Vegan Leather Shopping Bag

4 Mins Read Black-owned fashion label Telfar recently won a Design Museum award for creating a vegan-leather, gender-neutral shopping bag aiming to redefine the stereotypical concept of luxury fashion being only white, privileged, and aspirational. Founded back in 2005 in New York City by Liberian-American designer Telfar Clemens and his business partner Babak Radbo, Telfar won the Fashion […]

H&M Suspends Staff Over Use Of Racial Slur To Describe Product

3 Mins Read Fashion giant H&M has suspended a number of employees after they used a racial slur in relation to a product to be sold under its & Other Stories brand. The slur, the N-word, was used to describe a hat that will be a part of the coming autumn collection of accessories. It comes as companies […]

George Floyd Death: Climate Activists Promise To Address Rampant Racial Justice

9 Mins Read By: Ilana Cohen, Evelyn Nieves, Judy Fahys, Marianne Lavelle, James Bruggers Friends of the Earth tweeted #BlackLivesMatter, and the head of the NRDC promised “to be fully and visibly committed to the fight against systemic racism.” When New York Communities for Change helped lead a demonstration of 500 on Monday in Brooklyn to protest George […]