Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox

Imagine a society where Black people are the majority and white people are the underrepresented and marginalized race. What has this society's history been like? How is the educational system different than our reality today?

This dystopia is what comic book creator Brian Hawkins built with Black Cotton, and today he shares his story on his inspiration for the comic, bias, and empathy for races that are different from our own.

Show Notes

Imagine a society where Black people are the majority and white people are the underrepresented and marginalized race. What has this society's history been like? How is the educational system different than our reality today?

This dystopia is what comic book creator Brian Hawkins built with Black Cotton, and today he shares his story on his inspiration for the comic, bias, and empathy for races that are different from our own.

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What is Diversity: Beyond the Checkbox?

A weekly podcast delivering diverse insights and perspectives from global leaders in business, executive education and diversity & inclusion. Hosted by award-winning content creator, author, speaker, certified diversity executive and cofounder of The Diversity Movement, Jackie Ferguson.