Pharrell Williams “Happy” is the modern day ode to joy. What happens when joy takes shape in Benin, West Africa? It looks just like this viral video by Stéphane Brabant. Further proof that there are happy people of every race in every place.
Susan X Jane is a diversity educator, speaker, and trainer. A former professor and youth worker, she now consults with organizations looking to make sense of our current cultural shift. She thinks a lot about media and race…a lot, and writes and speaks about media…and race... and generally encourages everyone she meets to think about the way our identity shapes our experiences, ideas, and beliefs about the world. If you're reading this, she wants you to think about it too. Want to talk about it? Let's go.