50 Black women have been killed by the police since 2015. Most of the officers who shot them didn’t face consequences.

For years, activists and researchers have called out how often people overlook Black women killed by the police in the United States.

“Violence towards Black girls and women has always received far too little
coverage, leaving the loved ones of countless victims of state-sanctioned
murder without justice,” said Arisha Hatch, the vice president and chief
of campaigns at Color Of Change, a nonprofit civil-rights group.

From February 2015 to March 2021, the police shot and killed at least 50
Black women, identified in police reports and by news outlets. The true
number might be higher. Several of these women had

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18 best face mask accessories of 2021

We’re more than one year into the Covid-19 pandemic and face masks have become the social norm, helping reduce the spread of the coronavirus — in fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently advised we double mask. 

Although face masks are functional and mandated by certain states, they can result in some minor frustrations like foggy glasses or acne, which is popularly referred to as maskne. To help remedy these issues, popular retailers like Etsy, 3M and Revolve have been selling face mask accessories. These accessories vary in form and function, from $3 ear protectors to

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Nike, H&M, Burberry face backlash and boycotts in China over stance on Uyghur treatment

Western fashion brands including Nike and H&M were facing growing calls for boycotts in China as Beijing pushed back with increasing ferocity against allegations of human rights abuses toward the country’s Uyghur Muslim minority.

The United States announced in January that it would halt all imports of cotton from China’s Xinjiang region — a leading global supplier of the material — over forced labor concerns, while major retailers previously issued statements expressing their concerns.

In the wake of fresh Western sanctions earlier this week against officials responsible for the region in the country’s northwest, those corporate statements resurfaced on Chinese

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Dressing for a Hotter Planet: In Dubai, Sustainable Fashion Designers Face an Uncertain Future With Creativity

For all of the “slowing down” we did last year, our impact on the planet hasn’t really changed. NASA confirmed 2020 was the hottest year on record, tied with 2016. The global temperature averaged 1.84 degrees Fahrenheit (1.02 degrees Celsius) higher, contributing to ongoing issues like warming oceans, melting sea ice, and, perhaps most obviously, longer and hotter summers. Every degree increase in the global average temperature results in roughly 1 billion people living in borderline uninhabitable conditions, many without the means to afford cooling technology. By 2070, that could be roughly a third of the global population.

In parts

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9 best face mask accessories of 2021

The importance of wearing a properly fitting face mask

We’ve been reminded throughout the COVID-19 pandemic of the importance of wearing a mask while in public. It became clear early on that covering our faces helps prevent its spread, keeping us and the people we come in contact with safer as a result. 

Over that time, we’ve adapted to the standard practice of wearing a mask when venturing out to the grocery store, pharmacy, bank, or other essential location and it’s even been recommended that people wear masks while working out outside or cover up while running. Dr. Anthony Fauci

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