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Virgil Abloh Dared a Generation to Dream

The late visionary lived an impossible life — and inspired Black creatives to do the same

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1965, James Baldwin, writing for the New York Times, opined that “unless we can establish some kind of dialogue between those people who enjoy the American dream and those people who have not achieved it, we will be in terrible trouble.” In…