These T-Shirts Are Raising Serious Funds for Antiracism Causes

IN THE PAST MONTH, John Dean, a Los Angeles fashion designer, has taken part in the protests that ignited nationwide following the killing of George Floyd in police custody. But Mr. Dean, who runs the 9-year-old brand Renowned, wanted to do more than march. “I have a T-shirt brand,” he said. “I think it’s a no-brainer to make a T-shirt.” In early June, he released his “Heroes of Blackness” shirt, splashed with images of Black Panthers and the words “organize, unify, rebuild.” He plans to donate the net proceeds from sales of the shirt—more than $15,000 thus far—to Black Lives Matter, the George Floyd Foundation and Reclaim…

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