Think Fast: 5 Stories You Need To Read

August 4, 2016

1.Ralph Lauren, the quintessential American sportswear brand, is back for its fifth Olympics. Sorry, no berets this time. [Fast Company]

“Our job is to make the moment memorable. So you’re looking at a sea of red, white, and blue, and you feel proud.”

2.We talked to Emory Douglas, the minister of culture for the Black Panther party, about how he came to join the Black Panther Party, the Internet, and what the images and icons of today’s racial justice movements are missing. [Co.Design]

“The things [the police] did illegally in the 1960s, they’re doing legally now.”

3.Despite very few materials, the residents of France’s large and notorious Calais refugee camp are creating truly impressive structures — and even a church. Have a look. [Co.Exist]

“I hope that viewers may focus on the refugees’ resilience and skills, and not just who they are, how they came, and what kind of difficult situations they went through.”

4.Breaking Bad alum Anna Gunn stars in the new movie Equity—and the film’s female-led production was intent on telling criminally under-told stories. [Co.Create]

“I’ve never been involved in anything that was led by so many women. I knew right away it was something special.”

5.Young white men without college degrees could throw the election. But how are they still such a dominant group? [Co.Leadership]

“Diagnosing why there are so many isn’t so simple. But a lot of it has to do with a series of economic and cultural issues from the last few decades.”
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