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Black British Fashion Creatives Reflect One Year On From the Protests
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Black British Fashion Creatives Reflect One Year On From the Protests

"What next?" is the question many have grappled with since the Black Lives Matter protests reached a fever pitch across the world last year. On 25 May 2020, George Floyd's devastating murder sparked necessary conversations about systemic racism across all areas in society, and the fashion and creative industries were far from exempt. Like many, I witnessed Black fashion designers, creatives, CEOs, influencers and more using their platforms to highlight the need for a diverse workforce whilst also urging for a seat at the table. It was and still is exhausting work. A year later, Black people and allies are examining the lasting impact of the petitioning and protests over the past 365 days, amidst an ongoing pandemic. In the fashion and beauty industry, notable gestures towards change inc...
Candace Cameron Bure Slams 'Vile' Comments About Kirk's COVID Protests
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Candace Cameron Bure Slams 'Vile' Comments About Kirk's COVID Protests

Not staying quiet. Candace Cameron Bure isn’t here for the negativity — especially when it comes to her family. Stars’ Controversial Activities Amid COVID-19: Chelsea Handler, More Read article The Fuller House alum, 44, cleared the air on social media after her brother, Kirk Cameron, faced backlash for hosting Christmas caroling events amid the coronavirus pandemic. Though she emphasized that she didn’t participate in the large gatherings, Bure didn’t hesitate to stand up for the Growing Pains actor, 50. “I did not attend any recent caroling events. Also, I choose to follow the greater guidelines by wearing a mask and social distance when I’m in public,” Bure tweeted on Thursday, December 24. “However, I don’t appreciate the vile tweets about my family. I believ...
KJ Apa Defends His Silence Amid the Black Lives Matter Protests
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KJ Apa Defends His Silence Amid the Black Lives Matter Protests

Sharing his truth. KJ Apa fired back at comedian Elijah Daniel after he called Apa’s silence amid the Black Lives Matter protests into question. Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and More Demand Justice After George Floyd’s Death Earlier this month, a fan suggested that Daniel, 26, watch The Hate You Give Me, which stars Apa, 22, and is about police violence and brutality. The Michigan native then asked, “If KJ was the co-star of that movie why is he so silent? He has such a massive young audience and got paid to be in a movie about police brutality and … posted a black square?” He also pointed out that his criticism of the Riverdale star was “completely unrelated to the beef I formally had with him.” The New Zealand native replied to Daniel on Sunday, June 14, writi...