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Selena Gomez Calls Out Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Instagram for Enabling Pro-Trump Mob

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Selena Gomez forcefully called out the heads of the country’s biggest social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, Google, Instagram, and YouTube—for enabling the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol yesterday by not stopping the spread of disinformation on their platforms.

“Today is the result of allowing people with hate in their hearts to use platforms that should be used to bring people together and allow people to build community,” she wrote on Instagram and Twitter. “Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey, Sundar Pichai, Susan Wojcicki—you have all failed the American people today, and I hope you’re going to fix things moving forward.”

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Yesterday Facebook and Twitter, long reluctant to do any censoring of President Donald Trump’s posts—even if they contained disinformation and false conspiracy theories, or incited violence and division—banned Trump from their platforms for 24 and 12 hours, respectively.

The move came after they removed a video the President posted where he told the rioters in D.C., “I know your pain, I know you’re hurt. We had an election that was stolen from us. It was a landslide election and everyone knows it, especially the other side. But you have to go home now…This was a fraudulent election, but we can’t play into the hands of these people. We have to have peace. So go home. We love you, you’re very special.” There has been no evidence of massive voter fraud in the 2020 election that Trump’s challenger Joe Biden won, and courts, including the Supreme Court, have ruled against or dismissed any challenges.

This is not Gomez’s first time calling out the social media companies for allowing hate speech and disinformation to spread on their platforms. In December, the singer called out Facebook and Instagram for not taking down neo-Nazi pages. Gomez shared the post from the Center for Countering Digital Hate, which pointed out Neo-Nazi accounts on both Instagram and Facebook still active and selling merchandise through their platforms. She added in her retweet, “I’m speechless. @Facebook @Instagram how are you tolerating this hate? There’s still accounts there even though you have been notified!!”

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Most recently, Gomez singled out Facebook for allowing disinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine to spread on its platform. “Scientific disinformation has and will cost lives,” she wrote. “@Facebook said they don’t allow lies about COVID and vaccines to be spread on their platforms. So how come all of this is still happening? Facebook is going to be responsible for thousands of deaths if they don’t take action now!”

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Shopbop Is Having a Sale On Its Sale Including Ulla Johnson, Ganni, and More

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Shopbop Is Having a Sale On Its Sale Including Ulla Johnson, Ganni, and More


Bring a little joy into your life (and closet) with Shopbop’s surprise sale. The retailer is holding a one-day-only sale on its sale, slashing prices an additional 25 percent off for major discounts on your favorite brands, including Ulla Johnson, Ganni, Acne Studios, and more. Seriously, we spotted Isabel Marant boots for under $200, and that’s the only kind of news we want to hear. You can take a long lunch break and click through Shopbop’s 41 pages of on-sale goods, or you can peruse our curated list of favorite steals. We clocked formal dresses, season-less sweaters you can wear year-round, and matching sweat sets if you’re still there physically and mentally.

Click through and act fast, because sizes are already disappearing. All you have to do is apply the code REFRESH when you check out. Happy Friday, indeed.

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Printed Cotton Poplin Mockneck Dress

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Isabel Marant Dusta Boots

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Fine Lace Trim Midi Dress

Self Portrait
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Tilda French Terry Sweatshirt

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Malinka Marled Cashmere Cardigan

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Libby Relaxed Bootcut Jeans

Citizens of Humanity
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Pleated Lace Flutter Midi Dress

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Victoria Beckham Tie Neck Blouse

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Linen-Cotton Reversible Short-Brimmed Bucket Hat

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Cruise Snake Sunglasses

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Chuck Taylor All Star Lift Ox Sneakers

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Harbor V Neck Mini Dress

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Keandra Fluffy Alpaca Sweater

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We Picked Favorites from the JLo Beauty Line

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That Limitless Glow Multitasking Mask

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$48.00

Speaking of self-care…is there any stress a face mask won’t fix for even the briefest of moments? Infused with an ounce of the Glow serum and multiple antioxidants, this product combats fine lines, dryness, and 2021 spirals.

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30 Black-Owned Handbag Brands To Carry You Through 2021 and Beyond

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With 2021 trudging along the way it is, our fashion choices can and should be intentional. A handbag can be our most prized possession, a piece of art, or the everyday tote you rely on more than your BFF. The things we carry hold weight, both literally and emotionally, so make it a priority to diversify your closet. Black people matter and so do the businesses they own. We’ve rounded up 30 Black-owned handbag brands to know, support, and love. From fashion-industry favorites like Brother Vellies to indie brands you should be paying attention to, click through our gallery and remember to #BuyBlack.

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Mateo NY

We’ve sung the praises of Matthew Harris’ jewelry line Mateo before, but his expansion into handbags is not to be missed. His bags follow the same minimalist through-line of his architecturally-inspired jewelry in the form of embossed croc totes and ladylike box bags.

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Amina Iris

“Like the palm oil reds of Cameroon’s traditional Bamileke cloth, or the notable geometric shapes of Ghana’s kente, Africa’s bold history is reflected in the molds of our pieces,” Amina Iris’ landing page states. Handcrafted in Dakar, Senegal by seasoned craftsmen, this handbag line is the brainchild of designer Wilglory. Expect the unexpected with hexagon shapes, limited-edition metallic leathers, and more. If that’s not enough, you can even customize a bag to suit your tastes.

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Petit Kouraj

Fashion stylist Nasrin Jean-Baptiste created Petit Kouraj—Haitian Creole for “little courage”—and we can’t wait to see what’s next for the burgeoning brand. The designer was born in London, raised by Haitian parents, and is currently based in Brooklyn, so her design sensibility pulls from all of these cities and beyond. Think elevated mesh bags, dipped in natural dyes and embellished with seashells.

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Yvonne Koné

Luxe doesn’t even begin to describe Yvonne Koné’s aesthetic. Her supple leather goods are made in Italy, inspired by Danish minimalism, and infused with colors sourced from her Ivory Coast lineage. Bonus point: Her Instagram also doubles as a serious source for interior design inspiration.

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Brandon Blackwood

Brandon Blackwood was born and bred between New York City and Tokyo, infusing his namesake label with a universal appeal. His designs vary so there’s something for everyone, but look to him if you want tight, clean, and boxy silhouettes like our favorite style, the Kuei top handle.

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AAKS

Launched in 2014 by Ghana native Akosua Afriyie-Kumi’s, AAKS is a true labor of love that offers marvelously crafted basket bags (and home goods!). These woven beauties can found in sixty stores worldwide, preserving traditional techniques while creating jobs in Africa.

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Agnes Badoo

Classically made leather goods are what you will find with Agnes Baddoo. The designer and stylist created her line with the focus on timelessness. These handbags are designed for everyday use to get you from point A to point B.

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Anima Iris

Inspired by matriarchs of her past, Anima Iris is a handbag brand crafted in Senegal. Holding to her beliefs and promises of sustainability, Anima Iris’ manufacturing process adopted a zero-waste model, which ensures no materials are wasted, so no two bags are the same.

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Asata Maisé

Every so often a brand will burst onto the scene offering a special piece of magic This is Asata Maisé, the namesake label for a young black designer who specializes in sustainability with a vintage feel via one of a kind, patchwork designs. Based in Delaware, Maisé has been designing since she was 14, and already her creations ell out like hotcakes. Consider yourself blessed if you get a hold of one of her items.

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Ashya

Pronounced “agh-shya”, ASHYA was established in 2017 by co-founders Ashley Cimone and Moya Annece. Their collection of unisex travel accessories exude the brand’s motto: “Ode To Exploration.” Ultimately, ASHYA wants you to be your best self navigating this world in chic leather waist bags and accessories.

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Brother Vellies

You might know Brother Vellies for its beautiful shoes, but the brand’s unique and stylish handbags are not to be missed. These luxury handbags are an industry favorite, crafted with the goal of continuing African design practices. Backed by Aurora James, the designer is notable for creating economic equity for Black brands with 15 Percent Pledge, an organization that pushes retailers to reserve 15% of their shelf space to Black-owned businesses

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Cheyenne Kimora

Cheyenne Kimora is taking the term “bling bling” to the next level in 2020. The self-taught designer is based in Los Angles and established her eponymous brand in 2008. She is known for her signature crystal mini bags, but don’t sleep on her blinged out hats, durags, and more one-of-a-kind denim pieces . If you are addicted to handbags, be sure to snag one of these babies for your revered collection.

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Edas

Edas seeks to accommodate the everyday eclectic. Designed by Sade Mims, the brand’s sleek and feminine handbags standout amongst the rest.

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Haiti Design Co.

Guided by an old Haitian proverb, “men anpil, chay pa lou,” which means “many hands make the load light,” Haiti Designs Co. focuses on making a lasting impact. Rooted in sustainable effort since 2014, the brand partners with and houses production teams that work with various artisans to create their leather handbags.

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Helmer

Together, a mother and her two daughters are the force behind the handbag brand Helmer. Their vision is to bridge harmony and heritage with uniquely crafted handbags, inspired by their culture and love for travel. To dreamers everywhere, this bag is for you.

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Jumz Accessories

Caution: here’s your next bag addiction! Ethically handmade in Lagos and founded in 2018, Jumz Accessories makes contemporary woman bags inspired by African heritage. You can get it all here, from beaded clutches to woven basket bags, with most styles capping off around $100.

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KAYADUA

Ghanian Eyiwaa Agyekumhene is a designer with a purpose to honor the craftsmanship of her elders while appealing to all audiences. Each handmade piece tells a beautiful story.

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Kintu New York

Minimalist and vibrant bags for the practical shopper are what you will find by Kintu. These bags are consciously designed with vegetable tanned leather, appealing to the dynamic urban wearer.

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Love, Cortnie

A week after learning to sew, Cortnie opened up her Etsy shop. Since then, she’s created statement clutches in various colors and textiles (our current fave is lime green calf hair), as well as crossbody, waist and bucket bags. A girl’s gotta have options!

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Mifland

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Mifland Leather Goods offers leather accessories that specialize in form and function. With architecturally inspired details, each bag is thoughtfully constructed to meet all of your needs.

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Mowalola

Mowalola Ogunlesi was named design director of the upcoming Yeezy and Gap collaboration, but the designer’s own label is just as hot. Her eponymous label evokes that ’90s cool— her always-sold-out Bundle Bags are a true testament of that.

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Off-White

By now you can probably recognize an Off-White bag by its arrowed “X”, adorned binder clip, or cheeky quotation marks. In other words, an Off-White bag has become a modern classic.

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Peju Obasa

Peju Obasa’s playful bags are exactly what we need to keep us together for the rest of the 2020. Make sure you peep her Instagram page, filled with cheeky “virtual styling sessions” with the designer’s dream clients.

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ROOP

Inspired by Japanese Furoshiki bags, Roop makes the cutest bundles of joy made from deadstock fabrics. Elastic scrunchie handles makes carrying this brand so much fun.

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SHEKUDO

Made locally in Lagos, Nigeria, Shekudo focuses on making wearable art while incorporating age-old techniques. Not only do their bags make a visual statement, but the brand aims to create a global sisterhood of Shekudo wearers, empowering and celebrating women across the world.

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Telfar

Affectionately known as the Bushwick Birkin, Telfar bags are not just for you, but for everyone. Seriously, the cult following includes New York Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez. These bags are hot like fire, but if you don’t believe me, check out the brand’s bag security program.

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Tongoro

Favored by celebrities like Beyonce, Naomi Campbell, and Alicia Keys, Tongoro is a brand to watch. The Senegal-based brand is known for its beautiful RTW pieces, so it’s no question that its handbags are equally exquisite.

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Vavvoune

Brooklyn based Vavvoune, pronounced vav-une, is a whole mood. Behind these leather goods is Valerie Blaise, a self-taught designer convincing us that both lavender and pea green is a neutral.

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Yaito

Paisley and the bandana print made a forceful comeback this year, and they were the source of inspiration for Yaito’s latest designs.

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Zashadu

Quiet elegance and unabashed glamour is what you will find with Zashadu handbags. Created in Lagos, Nigeria, Zashadu is redefining luxury, where traditional techniques are harnessed by artisan using locally sourced materials.

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