Patrick Robinson Champions Maker-Made Movement With Pashko Label

Instead of spending his career delivering a solid dose of self-branding as many designers do, Patrick Robinson has let the work relay his story. But having recently overhauled production for his Pashko label to enlist a network of at-home makers, he is empowering displaced workers and speaking out about his company’s meaningful new mission.

Nearly three years after the high-performance eco-friendly apparel brand completed its first full year of sales, Pashko is converting its production from an environmentally sound factory in Asia to a team of makers, tailors and other technicians. The switch started July 11 and 30 to 60 at-home specialists are developing items that will be shipped in mid-October. More than 100 are expected to be on board by the end of the year and between 500 and 1,000 are expected to be part of the team sewing clothes at home or in small studios by the end

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Racist history of Manhattan Beach resurfaces amid BLM movement

The racist past of Manhattan Beach is revealed as Black Lives Matter movements urge cities across the country to confront their history.

A popular resort for Black travelers formerly on Manhattan Beach was shut down by racist white residents, a relatively unknown historical fact. Now, the community is faced with confronting its anti-Black legacy.

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The Los Angeles Times reports that Bruce’s Beach in a community of 35,000 residents, now has less than 1% Black residents and its disgraceful past has been glossed over in the town’s historical accounts.

“Bruce’s Beach was an injustice in our town’s history,” said Gary McAulay, president of the Manhattan Beach Historical Society, said the Los Angeles Times. “The facts are tragic enough, but in the nearly 100 years since then, the facts have often been corrupted in the retelling.”

According to the

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Pac-12 player movement could lead to seismic change, despite unrealistic demands

Close your eyes for a minute and begin to ponder the drumbeat leading up to the 2021 college football season. The COVID-19 pandemic will – insert a word synonymous with a prayer emoji – be mercifully in the rear-view mirror. The normal rhythms of media days, full-contact fall camps and 12-game schedules lie ahead. The only relevant conversations about masks will involve 15-yard penalties.

That coveted slice of normalcy feels light years away, as college football remains shrouded in uncertainty by the coronavirus and beset by debilitating budget issues.

Here’s the reality we saw over a chaotic weekend. That normalcy we’ve longed for – when it finally arrives – is going to bring a jarring new normal with it. Whether this is a better place for college sports will be the upcoming decade’s bar debate.

Within a calendar year, college athletics will be operating in a seismically different way. There’s

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How Instagram became a destination for the protest movement

Gary Chambers Jr. did not expect the Instagram post of his confrontation with a white school board member to go viral.

Chambers, a racial justice activist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, excoriated the board member for online shopping during a recent debate over the name of Lee Magnet High School, which is named for the Confederate General Robert E. Lee. But Chambers didn’t share the video on his Twitter account. Instead, he posted it to Instagram, where his account had 26,000 followers at the time.

The video has topped 1.8 million views since he posted it on Juneteenth, and his Instagram videos now regularly garner tens of thousands of views.

“What it speaks to is that this video is hitting people in their core, that they are feeling something when they see this,” he said. “That speaks to where I think we are as a country.”

Chambers now has nearly 200,000

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