The label Proenza Schouler is most widely known for its early success. The It’s creators/designers are Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough who met when they studied at Parson’s School of Design. The duo worked together on their senior thesis in school. The project eventually became their first collection as Proenza Schouler, borrowed from the designers’ mothers’ maiden names. They now regret the name choice.

“The whole reason why we even picked that name in the first place was that when we started, Barney’s had just bought our collection and we didn’t have a name. We thought, Hernandez McCollough? [laughs] Doesn’t sound so high end, does it?” McCollough said in Interview Magazine

As the two designers grew to fame, they were popular for their bustiers and corsets. They responded better to men’s clothing, so the designers began to incorporate that kind of tailoring into their clothing, which is a women’s clothing and accessories line

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All eyes and ears have been paying attention to what’s going on in the NFL. Viewership has been down from a season ago, due to multiple protests and boycotts of the NFL for opposite reasons. The NFL and fans alike are fundamentally a part of a civil war of sorts, where one side is protesting and choosing to kneel during the national anthem, locking arms, or placing their hands on the shoulders of their teammates who choose to take a knee. This comes at a time where racial injustice in America has caused a massive divide among citizens, and has spilled over into the world of sports.

The stars of today have been more vocal in their support for the fight against racial inequality and police brutality that Colin Kaepernick originally decided to take a knee for. Majority of the guys who have been participating are doing so to bring awareness to the hypocrisy of the country when it comes to social injustice and police brutality, piggybacking on the Colin Kaepernick protest. While the other side is going as far as burning season tickets, jerseys, and other team paraphernalia based on their favorite team’s participation in the protest. Their feeling is that it’s disrespectful to the flag, the military, and the country altogether.

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Over the last three decades, Richard T. Jones has been that “guy” in at least one of your favorite movies. Jones is most noted for stealing the hearts of women in the role of “Slim,” one-third of the  of the sexual chocolate entree, alongside Omar Epps and Taye Diggs in The Wood (1999) and then breaking hearts in Why Did I Get Married? (2007) and Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010). He played the role of a  lying, cheating husband, named “Mike.” But don’t get it twisted this brother is constantly working both in front and behind the camera.

Jones was born in Kobe, Japan and moved to California when he was four. Unfamiliar with the culture and even the language he found adjusting to life stateside difficult at an early age but eventually settled into his new home and began budding. It was not until college that Jones decided to pursue a career as an actor. He enrolled in a drama class at Tuskegee University in Alabama. Since his first role in a major film in  Helicopter (1993), Jones has continued to build an impressive Hollywood resume and has been actively working as an actor every single year since his debut.

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