Taylor Swift rebranding album merch after a Black-owned business accused her team of ripping off design

Taylor Swift and her team are taking swift action after they were accused of copying the logo of a Black-owned business on merchandise for the album "folklore."

Amira Rasool, founder of the online retailer The Folklore, accused the pop star last week of selling merchandise that ripped off the logo of her company, which sells apparel, accessories and other products by designers in Africa and the diaspora.

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