As conversations around racial injustice continue, brands are having to take a hard look at their own company. The lastest to do so? Popular retail app Depop.

Over the last few weeks, some brands — including Glossier, Fenty Beauty, and more — have announced their donations to organizations like The Minnesota Freedom Fund and Black Lives Matter in an effort to help fight systemic racism. Some brands, like Reformation, have began to take accountability for racist behaviors from leadership in the past. But if these efforts have proved anything, it’s that companies have a long way to go. Depop is now getting started on its path to change.

Depop, a virtual peer-to-peer retail experience, was founded in 2011 by Simon Beckerman as a way to shop secondhand. On June 15, Depop shared a statement to Instagram announcing its commitment to Black and POC vendors going forward after coming…

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