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Last month, Brooklyn Industries announced that it wanted to start a conversation about racism in Brooklyn with its spring/summer collection. Now, the chain has set up window displays asking questions like "Does Brooklyn represent diversity, or a place where cultures and races remain separate?"
They've also got Brooklyn residents providing answers. In the windows of the Lafayette Street store, Dewey's Candy Store owner Alison Oblonsky says younger generations are more tolerant than older people, while hip-hop artist Blax says Brooklyn is a melting pot. Which is probably about as nuanced as a person can get in a thought bubble in a store window.
· Brooklyn Industries Would Like to Start a Dialogue About Racism [Racked NY]
· Brooklyn Industries [Official Site]