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Robin Givhan On Social Responsibility In Fashion

Serious social issues, ranging from racism to safe and ethical manufacturing practices, have taken center stage recently in the world of fashion. Various industry groups and insiders are pushing designers to be more aware of, and accountable for, decisions they make about everything from who they send down the runway to where their garments are manufactured. Kojo talks with award-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan about the impact fashion has on lives on and beyond the runway.

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