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Opinion: The University of Kentucky incident indicates a much bigger racism problem.

A white student at the university attacked a Black student and called her the n-word almost 200 times. But the University of Kentucky isn’t the only place with this problem.
Nov 15, 2022
A white student at the university attacked a Black student and called her the N-word almost 200 times. And the University of Kentucky isn’t the only place with this problem.
Two shoppers stand in front of a rack of clothes at the Manhattan Vintage Show.

Past is the new present: New York City’s vast vintage world

The Manhattan Vintage Show gathered New York’s most fashionable old souls and global vintage collectors this weekend for a massive retail experience.
Oct 24, 2022

While combing through the resplendent clothing assemblage at the Manhattan Vintage Show on Oct. 15, I came across a Russian bekesha coat from the 1930s. As I traced the beautifully...

Two models pass each other, one wearing a white dress and the other wearing a black two-piece striped suit; A model walking down the aisle wearing a gray ensemble.

Flying Solo show features 25 designers challenging social norms

Flying Solo’s collaborative Spring/Summer 2023 collection confronts conventional representations of culture and gender to create social impact.
Sep 12, 2022

The crowd that formed around Flying Solo's neon-lit New York Fashion Week runway wore clothes just as diverse as the debuted collections. The 25 designers highlighted on the...